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Name: PAYNE, John Wilmot

Birth Date: 1912 Uxbridge

Death Date: 23 Apr 1937 Lolgorien, mining accident

Last Date: 1937

Profession: Miner

Area: Lolgorien

Married: Mary Ruth Thirkell-Cooper b. 9 May 1913 Croydon

Book Reference: Sundown, Thurston

General Information:

Thurston - Official Records - CO533 - 481/16 - 1937 - S.R. Payne: enquiry re son's death
Gazette 18 May 1937 probate
Friend of Clive Woodley. Killed with him in a mining accident at Lolgorien in 1937. The cable taking a lift cage down the mine shaft broke and the cage fell 300 ft. Clive and John share a common grave and headstone at the top of Lolgorien Hill

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