THE FUNERAL OF MR. MARMADUKEFOX,OF MIRFIELD.
In the presence of at least a thousand people, the
remains of the late Mr. M. Fox, of Marmaville, were interred in Mirfield parish churchyard yesterday. The service was condacted by the Rev.F. R. Grenside. Rector
of Thornhill, formerly Vicar of Mirfieid. The chief mourners were the deceased's only son, Mr. Marmaduke Fox, of the Royds and Polbae, Miss Fox, and Mr, and
Mrs. S. W. Pilling, son-inlaw and daughter of the deceased; Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Watts, and members of the Cardwell family to which Mr. Fox was related. In the
funeral procession were the following magistrates—Sir Joseph Crossland (chairman of the Huddersfield Banking Company), Mr. C. M. Gaskell (Member for the
Parliamentary Division), Mr. H. F. Beaumont, M.P, Mr. M. Oldroyd, M.P., Mr. Robt. I. Critchley (chairman of the Dewsbury West Riding Bench), Mr. Chas. Wheatley,
Mr. Joseph Wheatley, Mr. Geo. Fox, Mr. Joe. Fox, Mr. John Walker, Mr. Geo. Clay, Mr. Wm. Thackrah; Rev. J. Clemens (pastor of Trinity Methodist New Connexion
Church, Mirfield), Mr. Jos. Howgate, Mr. J. M. Sykes (Huddersfield), Mr. Wm. H. Chadwick (Dewsbury), Mr. Abm, Foster, &c.; representatives of the Mirfield and
Ravensthorpe Local Boards, the Liberal Clubs of the same places, the Whitwood Chemical Co., and the Mirfield ,Gas Co. The coffin was carried by the heads of
departments in deceased's extensive works. A body of police, under Inspector Drake, led the procession from Marmaville to the church, Mr. J. Stephenson, of
Miffield, was the undertaker.