Spa Wood Fatality – Robert Idle – 24 Sep 1908

Aged 24, Miner, He and his marrow were filling a tub, when a large piece of dogger forming the roof fell, killing him and injuring his marrow. The dogger fell from three converging slips, and was dome-shaped. The place was the last lift of a pillar. The fall would weigh 2½ to 3 tons. The undermanager was in the place half an hour prior to the accident, but he did not notice anything unusual

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