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ABERYSTWYTH. MELANCHOLY DEATH.— This town was thrown into a state of great excitement on Saturday week, by an alarm being spread hat a person was drowned opposite Vietoria-terrace, and after proceeding thither, the report proved to be true, and that the per- son at the mercy of the waves was a young man about 34 years of age, of the name of Thomas Ridgewtiy, a butler in the service of William Peel, Esq., of Taliaris, Carmarthenshire. Thomas Ridgeway and a young bey of the name of Davies went to bathe about eight o'clock on Saturday evening the place fixed upon was the spot between the marine baths and Craiglais, the sea at that time being very rough, and in fact dangerous on the part of any person attempting to encounter the furious element; the boy as well as the deceased stripped, and went into the sea, but owing to the heavy ground swell, the boy immediately retreated to the beach, and no sootier had be had his feet on terra firma, than he observed his comrade struggling between the waves; he then called out for help, and upon hearing his cries, two or three persons hur" ried down from the adjacent bank to ascertain the cause of the alarm; Mr. Richard Jones, of Tynycastell, and Mr. David Lloyd, of 24, Portland-street, were amongst the first, and did all they could to rescue the poor fellow; they went into the water, but did not succeed for some time in getting hold of the body, they however succeeded in bringing him to shore, and after a short in- terval, Dr. Lloyd ordered the body to be conveyed to the Bath House, which was promptly done, and every imaginable means were resorted to with the view of restoring animation, but without success. An inquest was held on the body on Monday morning, at the Town-hall, before Richard Williams, Esq., M.D., coroner, and a respectable jury, of whom Mr. Bevan, of Trevechan, was foreman, when, alter the evidence before alluded to was taken, they returned a verdict of Accidental Death by Drowning.

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