John William Walker, born in 1866 in Gawber, Barnsley, is my first cousin, four times removed and son of Richard Walker and Sarah Ann Mellars.
In 1895, in Swinton, South Yorkshire, John married Annie Eliza Gregg.
John and Annie issued one child, called, George Arthur Walker.
Below are obituaries for John and Annie.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE TIMES AND EXPRESS, MARCH 29, 1941
WALKER. – The funeral took place on Monday at Swinton of Mr. John William Walker (74), of 17, Bramald Road, Swinton. The Rev. E. F. Bungay officiated. Mourners were Mrs. J. W. Walker (widow), Mr. G. Walker, Miss D. Walker, Mr. Blackbourn, Mr. and Miss Gregg, Mrs. Outram, Mrs. Collins, Mr. Hutton, Miss Hague and friends. The funeral arrangements were carried out by C. T. Butterfield and Sons. Tel. 2158.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE TIMES: SATURDAY, JANUARY 13th, 1973
DIED AGED 99
Mrs. Annie Eliza Walker, believed to be Swinton’s oldest resident, died in hospital on December 31st at the age of 99.
Her son, 77-years-old Mr. George Arthur Walker, of 14, Griffin Road, died on November 14th of last year. Mrs. Walker lived formerly in Brameld Road.
The funeral took place from 14, Griffin Road. A service was held at Swinton Parish Church, Fr. L. E. Harris officiating.
Mourners were: Mrs. Agnes Walker (daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. F. Bradshaw, Mr. and Mrs. A. Ryan, Mr. and Mrs. Gillespie, Mr. and Mrs. B. Walker, Mary Bradshaw. Floral tributes were from the above relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements were by C. T. Butterfield and Sons, Wood Street, Swinton. ‘Phone 2158 and Adwick Road, Mexborough. ‘Phone 3168.
WALKER – Mrs. A. Walker and family wish to thank doctors, nurses and staff, Wathwood Hospital for their kind care and attention to Mrs. Walker; also family and friends for floral tributes and Messrs. Butterfield for arrangements. – 14, Griffin Road, Swinton.