Aireborough Historical Society

1805 Accidental Drowning

Accidental Drowning
Date February 1805
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
W040     Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy Harling
      "A few days ago a number of persons having assembled to spend the evening at a house in Yeadon near this town, one of them, on leaving the room mistook the door and walked into the cellar, which being full of water he was unfortunately drowned before any assistance could be given".

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