Some history of Quarry Bank
More information on Quarry Bank to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to Quarry Bank from another page. When building the site it is easier to place links as they crop up rather than go back later on. I realise this is frustrating if you were specifically looking for information on Quarry Bank. There is information on Staffordshire dotted around the website - click here for a suitable starting place.
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Related Newspaper Articles
"On Sunday afternoon John Thompson, aged 30, a chainmaker, of Birch Coppice, Quarry Bank, sustained serious injuries to the abdomen in a
somewhat unusual manner. A few days ago he purchased a quantity of scrap-iron, and whilst rummaging amongst it he discovered an old-fashioned revolver. The
instrument was in bad condition, the trigger being broken. He was examining the revolver, and after a while succeeded in moving the chamber, the revolution of which
resulted in his receiving a bullet in the stomach. Dr. Taylor, of Brierley Hill, was summoned, and found Thompson suffering considerable pain and in a critical state.
Since Thursday week the revolver had been in many hands, and it was not known till Sunday, at the time of the accident, that the chambers contained a couple of
"An Old Revolver"
Dudley Chronicle : August 23rd 1913 Page 5