Child's Sad Death.|1901-08-21|Haverfordwest and Milford Haven Telegraph and General Weekly Reporter for the Counties of Pembroke Cardigan Carmarthen Glamorgan and the Rest of South Wales - Welsh Newspapers Online
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St. Mary's Church, Haverfordwest.

Preservation of Roch Castle.

Child's Sad Death.


Child's Sad Death. ACCIDENTALLY RUN OVER BY A BREAD CAR. The Coroner (Mr H. J. E. Price) held an inquest at the Market Hall, Pembroke Dock, on Monday last, into the circumstances attending the death of Edith Mary Garrity, aged 2 years, the child of William H. Garrity, a sapper in the Royal Engineers at Pembroke Dock. David James, grocer and baker, swore that he was delivering bread about 4 p.m. on Saturday. He Was coming down Tregenna Hill, having the pony well in hand, when he saw some children on the road. He shouted to them to get out of the way The sister of the deceased pushed her out of the way, and, as witness was passing, she let go of the child's hand with the result that the child went under the pony. Witness got out at once and picked the child up. The child was bleeding, and another man brought her to the doctor. Witness stayed with the child till she was taken home. A shipwright, named John Bowen, swore he heard the last witness shout at the children to go out of the way, and saw him steer clear of them. The deceased ran back under the pony and the wheel passed over her. Dr G. C. Stamper stated that the child died from the effects of a fractured skull. A verdict of Accidental Death was returned.

Roose Petty Sessions.