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Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, August 27th, 1881


PIT ACCIDENT:- On Tuesday morning last a young man named James Hall (Benbow) met with a severe accident at a gin pit worked by his father, near the Stocking, The unfortunate young man was injured by a fall of roof, which injured his back most severely. He was taken home and attended by E.Glover Bartlam, Esq , but the injuries to his back are of so serious a nature that he lies in a precarious state.


Submitted by Steve Dewhirst

Note: Incident took place on Tuesday 23rd, August. The Journal was published on Saturday.

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