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1956 shooting brake-in 9 death crash

Was wondering if any one can help please. I have relatives in the name of Curbishley in Sheffield.On 3rd of June 1956 John Curbishley married Florence Avis Silkstone, coming back from their reseption their shooting -brake they was traveling in crashed killing nine people.Ws wondering if there is any news paper reports or any info.thanks Janette

Re: 1956 shooting brake-in 9 death crash

Hi Janette

Looks like there is something in the Manchester Evening Chronicle for Monday 4th June 1956

Google search result:
source: British Newspaper Archive hosted by

... the village of Wales near Rotherham The bridegroom was John Curbishley (23) Bramwell Street Sheffield and his bride Florence Avis Curbishley (21) of East Terrace Wales Bar Mr Purdy the coach driver has to remain in bed a further two days at his Dewsbury ...

Published: Monday 04 June 1956
Newspaper: Manchester Evening Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: | Words: 1774 | Page: 9 | Tags: none

Unfortunately, I cannot help any further as I do not have a subscription to the Findmypast site.

Kind regards


Re: 1956 shooting brake-in 9 death crash

Here's a couple of links to newspaper articles:

Re: 1956 shooting brake-in 9 death crash

Thankyou for your kind help