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FORMER WHITEHAVEN
TRADESMAN'S FATAL FALL
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    The funeral took place at Whitehaven on  Wednesday, of Mr. Wm. WINTER, a
former Whitehaven tradesman, who met an untimely  death at Hyde, Cheshire. Mr.
WINTER resided with a niece, Mrs. H. HERD, and on  Saturday he fell
downstairs and died half an hour later without regaining  consciousness.
 
    At the inquest a verdict of "Accidental  death" was recorded.
 
    Aged 77 years, Mr. WINTER formerly  conducted for many years the grocery
business in Roper Street, now in the hands  of his nephew, Mr. T. R. ATKINSON,
who succeeded him about twelve years  ago.
 
    There is no family, his wife, a daughter  of Captain WATSON, of
Whitehaven, predeceasing him some years ago. Two other  nephews are Mr. J. W. ATKINSON
headmaster of Crosthwaite School, and Mr. WILSON  of St. Bees.
 
 
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