West Briton, 9 February 1844
On Saturday last, in the parish of Calstock, on view of the body of JAMES
BEDINNER, who was killed in Wh. Bedford mine. It appeared that another
miner was filling a kibble. When hearing a noise as if something was
On the same day, in the same parish, on view of the body of MARY OPIE. It appeared that deceased, after her dinner, went to get some turf to place on the fire, and that she had not been gone more than two minutes, when her daughter looked out of the window and saw her mother lying on the ground quite dead. Verdict, Visitation of God.
Contributed by Isabel Harris