The 29th of October History Calendar

On this day 104 years ago in 1914 Private of the 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment died at the age of 31. Son of Elizabeth Ann Lockey (formerly Walker), of Sheffield, and the late John Ephraim Walker.

136 years ago in 1882 there was a fatality on the Stather built fishing ketch H653. John Davis, 3rd hand, was lost overboard on Dogger Bank.

Also on this day 42 years ago in 1976, the new brick-built Burton building was officially opened on the Stather.

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© Background Photograph by Sam Ablott.