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Law Fatal Mining Accident 1874

 

Shawfield Fatal Accident

10 April 1874

Carluke – Fatal Pit Accident – Yesterday morning, at 9 o'clock, at Shawfield Colliery (Law, Carluke) belonging to John Wilson, Esq., while two miners, named James Fell and Maxwell, were working at the face, a fall came away from the roof, and killed Fell on the spot, and severely injured Maxwell. [Hamilton Advertiser 11 April 1874]

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