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Accidental death when blasting a tree in 1841.

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Type of event Accident


Town or locality Willunga
Date occurred or began September 24, 1841


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CORONER'S INQUEST.—On Friday last, 24th September, as a man named William Lindon, a servant in the employ of Mr Edward Loud, of Willunga, was blasting a tree, he was struck in the abdomen by a splinter, which caused instant death. On Sunday a Coroner's Inquest was held, and a verdict of "accidental death" returned. The deceased was a man highly respected by his master for his industrious and sober habits. South Australian Register 2 Oct 1841:3

Note - no other trace of William Lindon has been located.

Sources

  • South Australian Register 2 Oct 1841:3



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