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ANOTHER HARBOUR VICTIM. FOUND DROWNED. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Monday 5 May 1890 page Article 2014-08-01 17:15 the body of the~deceased, John Summerville,
at the morgue. There were the usual symp.
tome of drowning cases. There were no marks
due to naphyxia from drowning. He saw
deceased on Thursdisy morning at ihe sur
gery. He was then suffering from indigeso
tion, and complained ef periodical attacks of
family for the lost 15 years. Deceased was
a good, sensible man, and had a good consti
tution, but had lately suffered from indiges.
tion, and apparently it depressed him. as did
Medical.hall in Hunterastreet West. Wit
went in the direction of the railway gatne to
and conversed freely. On Thursdey morn
body was found, and eaw the deceased sland.
ieg on the edge of the wharf looking at a
George Smith, labokurer, stated that he ass
onathe wharf on Saturday morning, and that
penny ferry. He was sith a Mr. French
the river. He then git a boat and picked
body away. Deceased was loating with his
George Harrison, senior.constable in the
where the body eas found is very little fre.
the body of the deceased, John Summerville,
at the morgue. There were the usual symp-
toms of drowning cases. There were no marks
due to asphyxia from drowning. He saw
deceased on Thursday morning at the sur-
gery. He was then suffering from indiges-
tion, and complained of periodical attacks of
family for the last 15 years. Deceased was
a good, sensible man, and had a good consti-
tution, but had lately suffered from indiges-
tion, and apparently it depressed him, as did
Medical-hall in Hunter-street West. Wit-
went in the direction of the railway gates to
and conversed freely. On Thursday morn-
body was found, and saw the deceased stand-
ing on the edge of the wharf looking at a
George Smith, labourer, stated that he was
on the wharf on Saturday morning, and that
penny ferry. He was with a Mr. French
the river. He then got a boat and picked
body away. Deceased was floating with his
George Harrison, senior constable in the
where the body eas found is very little fre-
ANOTHER HARBOUR VICTIM. FOUND DROWNED. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Monday 5 May 1890 page Article 2014-08-01 16:57 4w inquest was hold at the Olareodon Hotel,
Hunter.street West on Saturday last by tie
district coroner, Mr. G, C. Martin, touching
thbo death of an old minor named .John Sum..
mervillo, whose body was found that morning
floating in the harbour opposite the Govern
mont coal satiths.
Willia. Sumunerville, a blacksmith, rv
siding at 57 Corlette.street, Cook's Hill,
stated that he recognised the body the,
deceased as that of his father, John:
Summerville, who was 62 years of ,ago -
last September, and was borhn in
Lanarkshire, Scotland, and whose wife wmis
living. Deccaeed had been in the colonies
about 33 years. Ho left fivy daughters and
Corlettestreet worth acout £500, an allot
nient of land at Tigho's Hill, valued at about
£80. and an allotment at Smedmore, valued
at £25. Deceasedl was a miner, and witneas
li'ed with -.him.: loe saw. deceased
went outafter tea and was perfectly sober,
bht was not in a good temper. lie never
sanv deceased but that he could take care of
himself. Ise used to go .out nearly every
night for a stroll. lTo was often out on
good terms at howe. Ho had never heard
decesed say that he would take huslife, or,
that ho wee tired of life. Deceased was in
odustant omployment tilt about eight weeks
ago, he theo suffered from vertigo, and was
attended to by Dr. Harris. Deceased seomed
an'aetmve man.
FOEUNDDRaoWNED.
AN inquest was held at the Clarendon Hotel,
Hunter-street West on Saturday last by the
district coroner, Mr. G. C. Martin, touching
the death of an old miner named John Sum-
merville, whose body was found that morning
floating in the harbour opposite the Govern-
ment coal staithe.
William Summerville, a blacksmith, re-
siding at 57 Corlette-street, Cook's Hill,
stated that he recognised the body the
deceased as that of his father, John
Summerville, who was 62 years of age
last September, and was born in
Lanarkshire, Scotland, and whose wife was
living. Deceased had been in the colonies
about 33 years. He left five daughters and
Corlette-street worth about £500, an allot-
ment of land at Tighe's Hill, valued at about
£80, and an allotment at Smedmore, valued
at £25. Deceased was a miner, and witness
lived with him. He saw deceased
went out after tea and was perfectly sober,
but was not in a good temper. He never
saw deceased but that he could take care of
himself. He used to go out nearly every
night for a stroll. He was often out on
good terms at home. He had never heard
deceased say that he would take his life, or
that he was tired of life. Deceased was in
constant employment till about eight weeks
ago, he then suffered from vertigo, and was
attended to by Dr. Harris. Deceased seemed
an active man.
FOUND DROWNED.
The Funeral. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Monday 5 May 1890 page Article 2014-08-01 16:50 The funeral of John Summerville, whoseo
-dead body was found floating in/the -harbour
which were interred in the Preobyteria.
section of the Sandgate Cemetery, were fol.
and the Druids, both lodges of which de-'
years. The Rev. T. Gordon conducted 'the
fuseral service, and Mr. John Dixon reiid
The' Funeral.
The funeral of John Summerville, whose
dead body was found floating in the harbour
which were interred in the Presbyterian
section of the Sandgate Cemetery, were fol-
and the Druids, both lodges of which de-
years. The Rev. T. Gordon conducted the
funeral service, and Mr. John Dixon read
The Funeral.
Adamstown. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 16:47 'ho funeral of the poor fellowe, who met
yesterday. The proooesion started from
Charleetown, and met the funeral train at
followed the bodies to the cometary. Pbor
King, who has been a resident of Adams
town for a number of years, was greatly re
speoteod. Great sympathy is expresstd for
Mrs. King. King was her second husbehand.
Heo first hnesband met with a fatal accident
at Bouth Waratah about 10 years ago. Groat
sympathy is also expressed for the engine
driver, who is a resinont of Adamnstown; lhe
On Thursday an accidenrt occurred at Bur
wood colliery to a minor named Willinam
Smiles. Smiles was in the not of wedging
away, and knooking out a prop which struck
Smiles, broeakinghbiso collarbono. He was at
The funeral of the poor fellows, who met
yesterday. The procession started from
Charlestown, and met the funeral train at
followed the bodies to the cemetaey. Poor
King, who has been a resident of Adams-
town for a number of years, was greatly re-
spected. Great sympathy is expressed for
Mrs. King. King was her second husband.
Her first husband met with a fatal accident
at South Waratah about 10 years ago. Great
sympathy is also expressed for the engine-
driver, who is a resident of Adamstown ; he
On Thursday an accident occurred at Bur-
wood colliery to a miner named William
Smiles. Smiles was in the act of wedging
away, and knocking out a prop which struck
Smiles, breaking his collarbone. He was at-
The Deceased Men. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 16:43 lorn at Riga, Russia, his mother being a
swootheart with the. iutention of being
John Whitehead was 37 years of ago, and
a native of Lancashire, England, whore his
miother and family now reside, the old lady
Patrick Ryan was 31 years of ago, a mar*
ied man with no family, and resided
Edward KIing was 37 years of age, a rosei
dent of Adamsetown, married, and loaves a
born at Riga, Russia, his mother being a
sweetheart with the intention of being
John Whitehead was 37 years of age, and
a native of Lancashire, England, where his
mother and family now reside, the old lady
Patrick Ryan was 31 years of age, a mar-
ried man with no family, and resided
Edward King was 37 years of age, a resi-
dent of Adamstown, married, and leaves a
The Funeral. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 16:41 several members of each lodge walking along.
burial ground: Messrs. Jolhn Penman, James
Smith. The R.W.M., Bro. Olatworthy, and
several members of each lodge walking along-
burial ground : Messrs. John Penman, James
Smith. The R.W.M., Bro. Clatworthy, and
The South Burwood Colliery Calamity. THE INQUEST. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. Caused by Over-winding. An Important Rider. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 16:17 By Mackenzio: I signalled to the banks.
man to shove the trolly uinder, but he pro
the trolly over as soon as thie bucket is high
enough for it to pass under. I have been m
must work with what he cn get, and if he
complains he is told to go. Besides, I hlave
By Mr. Brrown: Thero should be a
seoond brake on the drum, and hlad there
thoe men. I have worked withl and without
tlhem, but it is far safer to have the two.
Br Mr. Mackenzie I have never gone to
put on the fire while the engine was in mo.
By a juryman: I had never slackened
second time, as I was forced tostand with
This concluded the evidence, and tihe
advised by hIim. The evidence was all clear
and satisfactory with the xception of
and in 25 minutes returned a vordict "That
the deceased; Edward King, Patrick Ryan,
By Mackenzie : I signalled to the banks-
man to shove the trolly under, but he pro-
the trolly over as soon as the bucket is high
enough for it to pass under. I have been in
must work with what he can get, and if he
complains he is told to go. Besides, I have
By Mr. Brown : There should be a
second brake on the drum, and had there
the men. I have worked with and without
them, but it is far safer to have the two.
By Mr. Mackenzie : I have never gone to
put on the fire while the engine was in mo-
By a juryman : I had never slackened
second time, as I was forced to stand with
This concluded the evidence, and the
advised by him. The evidence was all clear
and satisfactory with the exception of
and in 25 minutes returned a verdict "That
the deceased, Edward King, Patrick Ryan,
The South Burwood Colliery Calamity. THE INQUEST. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. Caused by Over-winding. An Important Rider. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 16:07 By the foreman: Had there been a brake
as'he was not present. The diameter of the
brakoewheol on the drum was about
fail. He always got his cue of the position'
Adamstown, stated: 1 am one of three engine.
drivers employed at Bouth Burwood Pit.
On Thursday morning at sejen o'clock
I went to work, and overything wont right
until nearly eleven o'olook. The last
fbur men of the shift we're at the bottom,and
Igot a signal of six bells, which meant "Stoun
was given to " Bond away." That meant to
draw them' up quick,.so as to clear the ox
soaw'the tren on the rope. The first thing
Iesaw was the heads oftho-men appear above
bucket struck tile poppet.head, the sudden
stra'n causing the cog-wheel connecting thie
my engine I rmade a sign to the banksman to
did everything I possibly could to 'prevent
it was of no use. The brake on the fly
did not stop the bucket because I.had been
bucket beforeitreached the mouth of the shaft.
Nothing was carried away but the cogwheel.
sudden bstrain wlhen the bucket hit the poppet
flying many yards. I have been an engine
and much prefer the former. IHad there
would not hlave occurred. Sometimes the
tokens get offe or slip, and as I did not notice
it yesterday I thlink that it must have been
the case. I hlave heard the men say that the
it.appeared to work all right.
By the foreman : Had there been a brake
as he was not present. The diameter of the
brake-wheel on the drum was about
fail. He always got his cue of the position
Adamstown, stated : I am one of three engine-
drivers employed at South Burwood Pit.
On Thursday morning at seven o'clock
I went to work, and everything went right
until nearly eleven o'clock. The last
four men of the shift were at the bottom, and
I got a signal of six bells, which meant "Stop
was given to " Bend away." That meant to
draw them up quick, so as to clear the ex-
saw the token on the rope. The first thing
I saw was the heads of the men appear above
bucket struck the poppet-head, the sudden
strain causing the cog-wheel connecting the
my engine I made a sign to the banksman to
did everything I possibly could to prevent
it was of no use. The brake on the fly-
did not stop the bucket because I had been
bucket before it reached the mouth of the shaft.
Nothing was carried away but the cogwheel,
sudden strain when the bucket hit the poppet
flying many yards. I have been an engine-
and much prefer the former. Had there
would not have occurred. Sometimes the
tokens get off or slip, and as I did not notice
it yesterday I think that it must have been
the case. I have heard the men say that the
it appeared to work all right.
The South Burwood Colliery Calamity. THE INQUEST. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. Caused by Over-winding. An Important Rider. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 15:53 By a juryman: There were no indicators
safe, although it was getting too shorf. The
lengthl of the rope had nothing whatever to
The cause of the accident was that the spur
lie had been a sinker in this district for three
David Powell, the contractor for the sink
ing of the South Burwood Pit, staled that at
any p3rt of the winding gear had been made
to him. There was a brase on the fly-whloel,
IHe had been a contractor in the district for
four years, and had leorat his business in
rope, and he considered them quite sufficlent.
wont on continuously. The tokens couldbe
realising the calamity, lost his head, and roe
By Mr.Mackenzie: If the cogwheels were
By Mr. Brown: A brake on the engine
By the foreman: Witness thought a fly.
hooks erected ?over sinking pits, and had
acted, but he had seen them fail and hlves
for the engine.drivers to attend to their own
re'ioved by Headloy at 7 o'clock on the
morning'of the calamity, and everything was
flywheel but no other. A brake on the
the fly-wheel wasquite sufficient, and it had
By the Coroner: He had started the
away, and it would not take above throo
By Mr. Dixon: He could control the
engine much better with a brake on the fly.
wheel'than with one on the drum.
By a juryman : There were no indicators
safe, although it was getting too short. The
length of the rope had nothing whatever to
The cause of the accident was that the spur-
he had been a sinker in this district for three
David Powell, the contractor for the sink-
ing of the South Burwood Pit, stated that at
any part of the winding gear had been made
to him. There was a brake on the fly-wheel,
He had been a contractor in the district for
four years, and had learnt his business in
rope, and he considered them quite sufficient.
went on continuously. The tokens could be
realising the calamity, lost his head, and re-
By Mr.Mackenzie : If the cogwheels were
By Mr. Brown : A brake on the engine
By the foreman : Witness thought a fly-
hooks erected over sinking pits, and had
acted, but he had seen them fail and lives
for the engine-drivers to attend to their own
relieved by Headley at 7 o'clock on the
morning of the calamity, and everything was
fly-wheel but no other. A brake on the
the fly-wheel was quite sufficient, and it had
By the Coroner : He had started the
away, and it would not take above three
By Mr. Dixon : He could control the
engine much better with a brake on the fly-
wheel than with one on the drum.
The South Burwood Colliery Calamity. THE INQUEST. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. Caused by Over-winding. An Important Rider. (Article), Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) , Saturday 23 November 1889 page Article 2014-08-01 15:33 Wallsond, identified the bodies. At the time
the shaft, and he believed thlat if the trolly
.split open when tile bucket struck the
witness noticed the engine.driver at
he heard him make some remark, but 'did
handles. The banhksman wasestanding on the
trolly when witnese saw the bucket coming:
up, bit ho did not' make any attempt to
By the Coroner: Witness firmly believed
had ever heard among thie men was that a
brake was not attached to the drum. Wit
ness had also seen the enginoe-driver leave
thehandles to go firing, there being no fire
By Mr. Mackenzie: He had frequently
heard the men complain that, a brake was
booeen shifted from the bottom to the top.
Mr. Mackenzio: "Now, if you read those
The witness: "Yes; but the brake on the
seen to, and, besides, I am only a neo
.The witness : There was a sheaf for the
no brake. He lhad not seen the present
engine.driver leave his handles when the
By a juryman: The bucket must have
It was the bnnkeman's duty to shore the
By Mr. Brown: There was a break on the
fly-wheel of the engine, and it-was used to
jury drew the attention of the courtto clause
power used forlowering or raising persons."
Wallsend, identified the bodies. At the time
the shaft, and he believed that if the trolly
split open when the bucket struck the
witness noticed the engine-driver at
he heard him make some remark, but did
handles. The banksman was standing on the
trolly when witnese saw the bucket coming
up, but he did not make any attempt to
By the Coroner : Witness firmly believed
had ever heard among the men was that a
brake was not attached to the drum. Wit-
ness had also seen the engine-driver leave
the handles to go firing, there being no fire-
By Mr. Mackenzie : He had frequently
heard the men complain that a brake was
been shifted from the bottom to the top.
Mr. Mackenzie : "Now, if you read those
The witness : "Yes ; but the brake on the
seen to, and, besides, I am only a new
The witness : There was a sheaf for the
no brake. He had not seen the present
engine driver leave his handles when the
By a juryman : The bucket must have
It was the banksman's duty to shove the
By Mr. Brown : There was a break on the
fly-wheel of the engine, and it was used to
jury drew the attention of the court to clause
power used for lowering or raising persons."

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