The Funeral of John Shaw

One of the most memorable sequences of photographs in the Worktown Archive is of the funeral of John Shaw of Davenport Street. Humphrey Spender followed his cortege from his home to Heaton Cemetery.

The funeral was also recorded in this written observation by Brian Barefoot.

Observation of a Secular Funeral

Written observation by Brian Barefoot of the funeral of John Shaw on the 21 September 1937.