Jessie May Rodgers & Albert Victor Beaton

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Fitzwilliam Road

Jessie May Rodgers, born in 1898 in Rotherham, is my second cousin, twice removed and daughter of George Rodgers and Gertrude Mary Pinder.

In 1920, in Rotherham, Jessie married Albert Victor Beaton. Together, they issued one child, called, Gerald Victor (1928 to 2006).

Albert died in Oakwood Hospital, Rotherham and Jessie in Sheffield.  Below are their obituaries.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., SEPT. 10th, 1966.

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Steel, Peach and Tozer from Blackburn Meadows

MR. A. V. BEATON

The death occurred on Sunday of Mr. Albert Victor Beaton, of 5, Oakwood Drive, Broom, Rotherham. He was 69.

Mr. Beaton, who was born at Fitzwilliam Road, Rotherham, had lived in the town all his life. Until his retirement, at the age of 65, he was employed at Steel, Peech and Tozer as a furnaceman. He had worked at the firm all his working life.

During World War One, he was a first class stoker in the Royal Navy.

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Oakwood Hall

He leaves a widow, one son and one daughter.

Interment took place at the Moorgate Cemetery on Thursday, following a service at the St. Cuthbert’s Church, Herringthorpe, conducted by the Rev. S. Barker.

Mourners were Mrs. J. M. Beaton (widow), Mr. G. V. Beaton (son), Mr. and Mrs. H. France (brother-in-law and sister-in-law), Mr. H. Barnsley, representing Mr. and Mrs. F. Barnsley (brother-in-law and sister), Mr. and Mrs. P. France (nephew and niece), Mr. and Mrs. H. Garrison, Mr. and Mrs. H. Trezise, Mrs. I. Crookson, Mr. M. Hatton, Mr. Emery and many other friends, former workmates and representatives of Steel, Peech and Tozer.

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Moorgate Cemetery

THE ADVERTISER, FRI., AUG. 4th, 1978

BEATON. – Gerald and Sheila thank the France family, all friends and the neighbours of the Oakwood Drive area for their sympathy and help and for their kind donations to St. Luke’s Nursing Home.

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