BNA Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Saturday 14 November 1896             INQUEST AT MOSBOROUGH

Yesterday Mr C G Busby, Coroner for the district held an inquiry at the Alma Inn, Mosborough touching the death of Brewin Grant, coal filler 22 who died on Wednesday, is the result of an accident on Monday at the Plumbley Colliery. Mr H E Hewitt, Inspector of Mines, watched the case for the Home Department and Mr W E Wells managing director and Mr Burgon manager represented the colliery company.  John Mather stallman with whom the deceased worked deposed that he heard a fall of roof.  He went to the spot and found Grant bent nearly double by a fall of bind from the roof and badly cut about the head.  The deputy, William Clarke stated that the fall was caused by a pothole, the stone from which had caused the wounds to the head. The jury returned a verdict of “Accidental death”.