Engraving No: 187 Samuel Smith died May 13th 1838 aged 68 years Nancy Smith his Wife died Feb 10th 1847 aged 78 years
Engraving No: 188 Elizabeth wife of Timothy Smith died January the 20th 1826 Aged 59 years Timothy Smith died the 17th of July 1834 Aged 69 years
Engraving No: 189 Eliza daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth Smith died May 15th 1818 aged 28 years Robert Smith Born Aug 27th 1801 died Aug 24th 1855
Engraving No: 190 To the Memory of Mary Benton Who died December 4th 1816 Aged 68 years Extracted From: Beale, Catherine Hutton. Memorials of the Old Meeting House and Burial Ground, Birmingham. White & Pike 1882.
Engraving No: 191 In Memory Of Ann Wife of Robert Blyth Died 22nd March 1816 aged 52 Henry Blyth son of the above Died 18th Nov 1825 aged 39
Engraving No: 192 In Memory Of Thomas Small who died Oct 16 1837 Aged 72 Years Also Sarah Small who died …. Sept ….. Aged …. Extracted From: Beale, Catherine Hutton. Memorials of the Old Meeting House and Burial Ground, Birmingham. White & Pike 1882.
Accidental Death from Electricity.—Jan. 20, 1880, a musician, named Augustus Biedermann, took hold of two joints of the wires supplying the electric lights of the Holte Theatre, and receiving nearly the full force of the 40-horse power battery, was killed on the spot. Source: Showell’s Dictionary of Birmingham 1885.
Accidental Deaths by Drowning.—Five persons were drowned at Soho Pool, on Christmas Day, 1822, through the ice breaking under them. In 1872, John Jerromes lost his life while trying to save a boy who had fallen into Fazeley Street Canal. £200 subscriptions were raised for his wife and family. A boat upset at the Reservoir, …
An accident occurred to the Birmingham express train at Shipton, on Christmas Eve, 1874, whereby 26 persons were killed, and 180 injured. In the excitement at Snow Hill Station, a young woman was pushed under a train and lost both her legs, though her life was saved, and she now has artificial lower limbs. Police-officer …
Accidents and Accidental Deaths are of constant occurrence. Those here noted are but a few which, from their peculiar nature, have been placed on record for reference. A woman fell in Pudding Brook, June 3, 1794, and was drowned in the puddle. In 1789, a Mr. Wright, a patten-maker, of Digbeth, attempted to cross the …