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1897/98 Death Certificate for William Simpson - Help!!!!!!!!!

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1897/98 Death Certificate for William Simpson - Help!!!!!!!!!

Posted: 24 Jan 2013 3:52PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Simpson
William Simpson, a Carter, was delivering Clay Pipes with a Horse & Wagon on Glasgow Docks on the afternoon of 23rd December 1897. It was a particularly foggy day and for some reason or another ( there was a young woman involved! ) he took a wrong turn round a shed and went over the edge of the quay and into the river. A constable, who apparently happened to be nearby, managed to save the woman and the horse from following him but, despite all attempts, William could not be saved. A report, together with details of further drownings on that day appeared in the Glasgow Herald the following day. But for the life of me I cannot find that a Death Certificate was issued - surely this cannot be so????? Any ideas out there? Malcolm
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malkibiggs 24 Jan 2013 10:52PM GMT 
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