We regret to record the death of Capt. Jno. Ingleby, who died on Tuesday after an illness of less than a fortnight’s duration. Mr Ingleby, who was 76 years of age at the time of his death, had been connected with the sea for all his life. He was well-known in Goole and was highly respected, while his kindly disposition and courteous manners gained for him many friends. Thirteen days before his death he was attacked by paralysis. He took to his bed, and, the exception of brief intervals, he remained unconscious up to the time of his death, which occurred at his residence, 62, Carlisle terrace. The deceased has left a widow (his second wife) and a son and two daughters to mourn his loss, and much sympathy has been shown the family in their affliction.
All the children are married, and the youngest daughter is in India, the funeral will take place on Friday. The cortege will leave the house at 1-45pm. A service will be held in Carlisle terrace Primitive Methodist Chapel at two, and the interment will take place at Goole Cemetery at three o’clock. On Sunday morning the family will attend at the Carlisle terrace Primitive Methodist Chapel, of which of worship the late Captain Ingleby and Mrs Ingleby have been members for a great number of years.
The deceased who was the second son of the late Mr William Ingleby, who was also connected with navigation, was born in the Lock House at Thwaite Lock, below Hunslet. All his brothers, with one exception are, or have, intimately connected with the sea, and one of them lost his life while pursuing his avocation, the vessel going down with all hands. The deceased served his time with the late Mr George Vanson in a vessel called Paget, trading between Goole and London. Afterwards he was with the firm Bentley, Arnold and Ramsey, ship owners, and later he became master of one of their vessels. After that he took service with Mr Wetherall (father of Mr Sam wetherall, Goole), and became part owner of the Elizabeth, In which vessel he sailed, we understand, until he obtained service on a steam vessel. In that capacity he served under Mr Robert Fell, ship broker and owner at Newcastle-on-Tyne, and later he came to Goole, where he was employed by Mr Meek, with whom he remained until he entered the service of the late Mr. Jno. Bennett (whose concern has developed into the Bennett Steam Shipping Company).
This was in the year 1876, when he was engaged to join the Plover a boat under 200 tons. He did not go away in the vessel, however, but he was made master of the Hydra, after which he sailed successively in the India, the China, the Malta, the Burma, the Korea, and the Syria, most of which vessels he brought from the builders for the owners.
The deceased gentleman retired from the sea in September 1900, but services were still retained by the Bennett Steam Shipping Company, whom he had served so zealously and faithfully for nearly quarter of a century, and who appointed him as kind of a supervisor, what is often termed as “ship’s husband”. In this capacity he continued up to his last illness, in fact on the very last day that he was seized with the paralysis which alas! Has proved fatal, he was on board one of the ships belonging to the company, in connection with a inspection which was being carried out. Capt. Ingleby preferred an active, outdoor life, and to this fact may be attributed to a very great extent, at any rate, his long life a life to be added, well and profitably spent.
He was greatly respected by his employers, whom he has so ably and honourably served; and his death has left a vacancy in the hearts of his many friends which it will be very hard to fill.