Death certificate

Funeral card

Funeral card

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I was very interested to read Mr H’s letter regarding football funeral cards.

They persisted into the 1970s. I recollect a black-edged one given to my father George to commemorate/commiserate the fall from grace of Sheffield Wednesday in April 1970 on a rain-lashed Hillsborough night.

It referred to a ‘death certificate signed by Dr Andrew Stephen’ and ‘witnessed by Mr Eric Taylor’ before a crowd of 45,000.

One must still be around somewhere.

Mr RC

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