Hannah Elizabeth Burton, born in 1884 in Rotherham, is my first cousin, thrice removed and daughter of Thomas Burton and Sarah Milsom.
In 1905, in Rotherham, Hannah married Willie Rhodes and together, they issued six children. Willie was sadly a casualty of the Gallipoli Campaign of World War One.
Hannah married again, in 1918, in Rotherham, to Curtis Mellows and together, they issued six children.
Below is a newspaper article published shortly after Hannah’s death.
THE ADVERTISER, SAT., AUGUST 23rd, 1958
MELLOWS. – On August 13th, at 5, Truro Place, Hannah E., beloved wife of Curtis, and mother of Marion, Jack, Rhoda, Les, Harry, Lily, Jane and Bob.
MRS. H. E. MELLOWS
The interment took place recently at the East Herringthorpe Cemetery, following a service at the St. Stephen’s Parish Church, conducted by the Rev. W. T. Davies, of Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Mellows, aged 74, who died recently at her home, 5, Truro Place, Rotherham, after a short illness.
Mrs. Mellows was employed by Heaton’s Brassworks, Masbro’, for seven years before the first World War. She leaves a widower, four sons and four daughters.
The mourners were Mr. C. Mellows (widower) Mr. and Mrs. R. Rhodes (step-son and daughter-in-law), Mr. J. Mellows, Mr. L. Mellows, Mr. and Mrs. H. Mellows (sons and daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. K. Ridsdale, Mr. and Mrs. J. Billups, Miss M. Mellows (sons-in-law and daughter), Mrs. E. Rhodes (daughter-in-law), Mrs. P. Barlow (sister), Mr. T. Thompson, Mrs. H. Draycott (cousins).
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