Schoolboys Strange Death

April 1917

Leeds Mercury April 9, 1917

Schoolboys Strange Death

The death has been reported to the Doncaster district coroner of Barnard Callaghan, a schoolboy aged 10, of 56 Clifton Street, New Conisborough.

Deceased who is the son of a miner, complained of a slight headache on Good Friday.

His sister gave him a cup of strong tea, and he said his head was better. At 8 PM he went to bed, I was seen asleep at 10 o’clock, with his brother, aged 13, apparently all right.

Next morning he was found dead in bed.

The Coroner has ordered a post-mortem examination.