Evening Sentinel Mining News 1959

Evening Sentinel. January 28th 1959. Late. Page3.

At an inquest held at Kidsgrove yesterday, a Gillow Heath miner, was said to have been killed in a tub accident at a Harriseahead footrail. A verdict of accidental death was recorded on Mr. Leonard Lancaster a 33, year old married man, with one child, of 30, Wedgwood Lane, Gillow Heath. The cause of death was haemorrhaging due to a compound fracture of the skull, coupled with shock from the fracture, and a fracture to his left leg.