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Thursday 13 May 1841 - Inquest on Death of Thomas Sharpe

Category Wickhamford
Berrow's Worcester Journal
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An inquest will also be held by Mr. Hughes tomorrow at the Swan Inn, Evesham, on the body of Thomas Sharpe, 36, labourer, who met his death under the following circumstances:- The horses attached to a wagon belonging to Mr. John Gibbs, of Wickhamford, on entering Evesham yesterday morning, startled and became restive. When deceased, who was the carter, in attempting to restrain them, was knocked down and crushed so severely that he died a few minutes afterwards.