Accidental death when blasting a tree in 1841.
|Type of event|| Accident
|Town or locality||Willunga|
|Date occurred or began|| September 24, 1841
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.
- South Australian Register 2 Oct 1841:3