Boiled to death - aged 8

St Michael, Madeley, Shropshire
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Just as we arrived there was a thunderstorm with heavy rain and hail. Then just as suddenly it turned into a pleasantly sunny afternoon. That is English weather for you!

Eight year old Charles Arthur Turner was fatally scalded when he fell into the discharge pit for the Meadow Pit Mine winding engine boiler.

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