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Pioneer of Motor Transport

January 1938

Mexborough and Swinton Times, January 21, 1938

Mr  Anthony Camplejohn (72), of Snape Hill Road, Darfield, one of the pioneers of motor transport in the Dearne Valley district, died in Sheffield Royal Infirmary on Friday. His wife died about eighteen months ago. His death came as a surprise to many of his friends, who did not realise he was so seriously ill. Mr. Camplejohn had resided in the district the greater part of his life. Before going into the motoring business he was a contractor at Darfield Main Colliery, where his brother, the late Mr. James Camplejohn was enginewright.

In his younger days he took a great interest in cricket, and assisted Mitchell Main for many seasons.

Of a happy disposition, Mr. Camplejohn had a host of friends in the district. He leaves a family of seven sons and two daughters, all of whom are married.

He was a worshipper at St. Matthew’s Mission Church and many friends from there were present at his funeral on Tuesday.