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July, 1910

  • 30 July

    Ynyswen Burning Fatality

    Nightdress Caught Fire. On Friday last, at the Treherbert Police Station, Mr. R. J. Rhys (coroner) conducted an enquiry into the death of Gertrude Drake, daughter of Mr. Fred Drake, Brynhyfryd Place, Penyrenglyn, Treherbert. Early on Tuesday morning, the 19th inst., the child found a box of matches in the …

August, 1888

  • 3 August

    Fatal Accidents at Blaencwm

    Mr Rhys, coroner, held an inquest on Saturday, at Treherbert, on the body of William Woodward, 22 years of age, who died from injuries received by being crushed between contractor’s wagons in the Swansea Bay Railway Tunnel, Blaenycwm. A verdict of “Accidential death” was returned. An inquiry was also held …

February, 1882

  • 18 February

    Kicked to Death by Horse

    TREHERBERT. INQUEST – On Monday, Mr Thomas Williams held an inquest at the Railway Bar, touching the death of John Price, who died on Friday last from the effects of a kick he received from a horse in the stables underground at Dunraven Colliery, on the 7th inst. A verdict …