A Rawdon Lady Killed In A Carriage Accident At Newcastle
We deeply regret to record that the wife of
the Rev. Thos. Pottenger of Cragg Wood, Rawdon, was killed in an accident on
In company with some other ladies, Mrs
Pottenger was riding in a wagonette of Mrs J C Angus of Newcastle when from
some cause the horse took fright and on turning a corner the carriage was upset
and all the ladies were thrown out with much force.
Mrs Pottenger survived
until Sunday only.
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