A sudden panic and alarm of [fire] caused several deaths and many injuries at the Spread Eagle Concert Hall, Bull Ring, May 5, 1855.
The “Female Blondin” was killed by falling from the high rope, at Aston Park, July 20, 1863.
A trapeze gymnast, “Fritz,” was killed at Day’s Concert Hall, Nov. 12, 1870.
A boy was killed by falling from the Gallery at the Theatre Royal, Feb. 16, 1873.
At Holder’s Concert Hall, April 1, 1879, Alfred Bishop (12) had his leg broken while doing the “Shooting Star” trick.
Source: Showell’s Dictionary of Birmingham 1885.