George Herbert Mollekin

George H. Mollekin

George H. Mollekin

George Herbert Mollekin, born in 1889 in Hull, is my first cousin, twice removed and son of Herbert Mollekin.

Bert marred twice, firstly to Mary Allison who died suddenly in 1952 and secondly, to Daisy’s friend, Dulcie Wild, in 1953.

Bert issued one child, called, Herbert Randal Mollekin.

Below are a couple of newspaper articles published shortly after Bert’s death.

THE ADVERTISER, FRI., MAR. 6TH, 1970

DEATH OF MR. G. H. MOLLEKIN

The death occurred recently at his home, of Mr. George Herbert Mollekin, of 16, Harvest Road, Wickersley. He was 80, and a former building contractor.

For most of his working life, Mr. Mollekin was associated with the Maltby firm of C. Mollekin Ltd. He began work at the firm with his father, and after his death, Mr. Mollekin and his brother, Mr. E. Mollekin, took control of the business for a number of years.

Mr. Mollekin spent most of his life in Maltby and had lived in Wickersley for about three years. During his younger days he was a keen sportsman.

He leaves a widow. Cremation took place last Saturday at Rotherham following a service conducted by Cannon W. Sorby Briggs.

MOLLEKIN. – On February 25th, George Herbert, the beloved husband of Dulcie Mollekin, passed away at his home, 16, Harvest Road, Wickersley. Service and cremation was at Rotherham Crematorium, Saturday, February 28th.

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