Wednesday, 4 March 2015

A Tram Accident in Sheffield - Spital Hill Sheffield 2nd April 1908

The same day the Sheffield Daily Independent carried the report of the inquest of Beatrice Mortimer - see previous blog, it also reported on a tragic accident that occurred in Spital Hill Sheffield the previous afternoon

It must have been a horrific accident given the nature of young Albert's injuries

He was buried in Sheffield's Burngreave Cemetery
SALVIN, Albert Edward (Son of J H Salvin, age 3). Died at 16 Handley St; Buried on April 6, 1908 in Consecrated ground;Grave Number 96, Section R of Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield.
Parent or Next of Kin if Available: . Remarks: Officiating Minister, G Osborne.
Nearly 26 years later his father John was laid to rest alongside his son
SALVIN, John Henry (Works Foreman, age 59).Died at 432 Earl Marshal Road; Buried on February 8, 1934 in Consecrated ground; Grave Number 96, Section R of Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield.
Parent or Next of Kin if Available: . Remarks: Officiating Minister, L B W Heppenstall: Removed from Sheffield Parish.

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