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.
The Incident took place on Tuesday 23rd, August. The Journal was published on Saturday."What the Papers Said" Index