18 Year Old Fleetwood man Washed Overboard on New Years Eve

Monday 2nd January 1933 Thankfully it is rare these days to hear of a fisherman being washed overboard and drowning and it is even rarer for this to occur on New Year’s Eve. But this is what sadly happened to 18 year old John William Brewer of 13 Gordon Rd, Fleetwood. Brewer was temporarily employed…

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Fleetwood Child’s Death – A Mothers Dilemma

Monday 2nd January 1933 At the inquest of the child’s death the coroner Col. H. Parker scolded the mother stating; “In my view this child should not have died and I shall return a verdict of death caused by Bronco-Pneumonia through want of proper attention.” 22 month old Rose Marie Dick who lived at 2,…