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Ellie7

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Thomas Adamson
Gender Male
Event year 1840
Burial year 1840
Burial date 12 Aug 1840
Burial place Brighton, Sussex, England
Place Brighton
County Sussex
Notes By Coroner's Warrant
tCountry England
Record set England Deaths & Burials 1538-1991

it took me years to find out what happened to Thomas Adamson,and it was solved by a lady on Selby Facebook who happens to work in York.I had jumped to the wrong conclusion.I had a Thomas Adamson in Selby in 1828 Leeds paper losing an arm.He was leaning on a Bollard while smoking his pipe when the battering ram came down on his arm ,and it was amputated at the shoulder.There were 2 Thomas Adamsons in the picture,Thomas born 1764 and his son born c1788.As Thomas senior died 1848 i took it that it was his son that lost an arm as i could not find a death for him.Well as you see his son died at sea in a storm while fixing the mast of his ship. Only reference to Selby was in the paper report.
 
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