Saturday 2 May 2015
William Shenton 1855-1913 - Sheffield Independent Friday 3rd February 1871
Sheffield & Rotherham Independent Friday 3rd February 1871
ACCIDENT AT SWINTON - On Wednesday night, between seven and eight o’clock at the Plant Engine-shed, Swinton, a youth about 16 years of age, named William Shenton, son of John Shenton, engine-driver, of Mexbro’, was injured whilst cleaning the tender wheels of an engine. One of the engine cleaners moved the engine without giving warning to Shenton, whose hand consequently was caught in one of the wheels and crushed badly.