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From: Alison Causton <>
Subject: [ARMAGH] NEWS: HUGHES, M'KINSTRY - Gruesome accident - Jan 1845
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 21:48:02 -0500


- The following article has been transcribed from The Armagh Guardian
(7 January 1845; microform), by permission of The British Library.
- This reprint is intended SOLELY for the non-commercial use of family
historians, with the sincere hope that a Lister may find the content useful.
- Please refer any questions arising from this article to the general readership
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- I am not descended from the person(s) mentioned herein.

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MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT AND LOSS OF LIFE.--On Saturday
last a poor man of the name of Philip Hughes, from Clady,
having gone to Mr. M'Kinstry's mill to get some corn ground ;
and when in the act of emptying his grain into the hopper he
was caught by the vertical wheel, on which the water acts
directly, and mangled in a most shocking manner. He was
immediately conveyed to the County Infirmary, where he expired
about 20 minutes after.
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