West Briton, 5 August 1853


At Drakewalls Mine, Calstock, a young man called BAKER had his head severed from his body. It appears he was under the wheels of the grinding machine, which was set going in ignorance of the situation of the poor fellow. An inquest was held on the body on Friday last, and a verdict in accordance with the circumstances returned.

Website: freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wbritonad/