John Denby death

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 3rd May 2011 by Jenny Porter

This is a newspaper report on the inquest into the death of John Denby, a 36-year old factory labourer of Royston Street, Edge Hill. On 28th June, Denby fell into a tank of boiling water at a factory owned by North West, and died of scalds. The appropriately-named coroner, G C Mort, recorded s verdict of accidental death.

John Denby death

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By Janet Evans on 18th February 2012

This was my grandad, mums dad, very sad!!!

By Johnny Metcalf on 26th June 2012

My mother’s father. Left my poor grandmother six months pregnant and with three young children

By Johnny Metcalf on 26th June 2012

He was my mother’s dad. My grandmother was six month’s pregnant and had three young children

By Johnny Metcalf on 27th June 2012

My mother’s father. My poor grandmother was left six months pregnant with three young children to bring up

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