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Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 9th March 1895
SUDDEN DEATH - JACKFIELD

 

SUDDEN DEATH: "Yesterday, about 3-45 p.m., Benjamin Hinsley, engine driver at one of Messrs. Exley & Son's clay pits, suddenly fell down dead whilst in the act of screwing the steam valve of the engine. Dr. Anderson, of Broseley, was promptly in attendance, but his services were of no avail. Deceased was an unmarried man, and about 60 years of age.

 


Submitted by Steve Dewhirst

Note: Relates to an accident on 8th March 1895. Exley's Clay Pits were in the Jackfield-Broseley area.

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