Sheffield Telegraph, January 7, 1887
Sudden Death of a Denaby Collier.
Yesterday morning on a man named Thomas Foy, leaving his work at Denaby Main Colliery he complained of a pain in his head.
On reaching his home in Market Street, Mexborough he commenced to wash himself, but before he had got through the process he fell down, and expired within a few minutes.
Dr Robertson, Dr Sykes, assistant, saw the man just before he died and has given a medical certificate of death .