The Times, May 30, 1977 (Document)
THORPE — On 28th May, 1977, at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary and of Swallows Flight, Shirley, Derbyshire. Harold Rudge Thorpe aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of Cicely and father of Peter and Jennifer. Funeral Wednesday, 1st June. Service 11.30 a.m. at Derby Cathedral followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Derby and Derby Children's Seaside Homes. c/o Mr. A. Naylor, The Council House, Derby. No letters please.