BLAGDEN, John William

17556 Pte  20 Service Bn Manchester Regt. (DC 15/2/1919, Soldiers who have received their discharge papers this week; Farrier John Blagden, Manchester Regt). b 1886 Hathersage. A blacksmith, worked at Derwent Water Board and lived at 1 Oddfellows Row, Hathersage and later Station Road, Hathersage. Brother of Thomas b 1877 who went to Canada with George, above, b1879. Arthur b 1883, (d 1957 and buried in Hathersage Churchyard), Samuel b 1890 and Esther Eliza b 1895 who married Frederick Sleath, below.