1914 (aged 38–39)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
1875 in Norton Canes, Staffordshire, England.
Joseph Stretton married Mary Atkins Sept 1847 Leicestershire.
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Elizabeth Stretton (1848-1882)
- Joseph Stretton
- Fanny Stretton
- Minnie Stretton
- Fanny Stretton
- Harriet Stretton
- Henry Stretton
- John George Stretton (1867-1947)
- William Stretton
- Edward Stretton
Edward Stretton, age 21, married Eliza Morris, age 21, 25 May 1896 Hednesford, Staffordshire
- Ellen Lilian (1896-1896)
- Horace Edward Stretton (1899-1959 Lichfield, Staffordshire)
- Cyril Stretton (1900-1900)
- Roland Stretton (1908-1982 in Victoria, Australia.)
- Syrana Mary Stretton (1912 in Hillcrest-1981 Lichfield, Staffordshire)
1881 Norton Canes, Staffordshire, England, age 6, born Norton Canes
1901 Fwellay and Heath Haynes, Cannock, Staffordshire, age 26, occupation Road Foreman in mine, born Brownhills, Staffordshire
1911 Hillcrest, age 36
Immigration to Canada
1910 Ship Empress of Britain, age 35, going to Frank, Alberta
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Edward was buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Eliza Stretton and children returned to England, on the Cassandra landing in Scotland 20 Sep 1915, going to Heath Hayes, Carrick Close, Staffordshire
Eliza remarried in England.
Edward Stretton was an uncle of William Gallamore who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Information from Gill Lewis
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