West Briton, 29 April1853

CORONER'S INQUEST

. . . held before Mr. HAMLEY, county coroner. On Monday last, on John WOOLCOCK, a miner, at Calstock. He was working in the seventy fathoms level in Drake Walls mine. He had just sent up a kibble when by some means a stone fell out, struck him on the head, and killed him on the spot. Verdict "accidental death." He was 38 eyars old, and left a widow and four children.

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