James Lindley

James Lindley 1908 - 1988

JAMES LINDLEY was born at 16 NorthCliffe Road Conisborough on 7th of September 1908 and was registered by Ellen Lindley his mother formally Akroyd, this road had been previously called Ernshaw Lane after the builders Ernshaw. The birth was registered as entry No 304 and was registered on the 16th of October 1908

James went to a Church school at Conisborough with Harry his brother. Harry had some problem with his eyes.
James left school at 13 and went to work at the Queens Foundry latter known as HATTERSLEY BROS at Swinton. His brother George William Lindley was already working there. They were both apprentice Moulders.

James married Nellie Constantine at Denaby parish church on the 24th April 1937. James was 28 at he time and a bachelor and lived at 19 Daylands Avenue Conisborough. The witnesses at the marriage were George William Lindley (his brother) and Johanna Lindley (nee Costantine) Nellie's sister. The entry number was 270

James worked at the foundry until his retirement in 1972.
James and his brother George were active members of the Castle and Ivenhoe working men's clubs. As two brothers married two sisters they were close friends and all pursued an active social life together. They went on holiday together mainly to Blackpool and later on went on Sheffield United tours to the Bournemouth area and stayed at some very good hotels.

James died in October 1988 at the age of 80 and was cremated at Rosehill at Doncaster and his ashes were scattered there




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