Sarah Ann Stott (1843-1857)

Sarah Ann Stott was one of twelve people killed by a boiler explosion at Upper Aspley Mill on the afternoon of 23 November 1857.

Biography

She was born on 13 January 1843, the daughter of cotton twister James Stott and his wife Lydia (née Wilson). Together with four of her siblings, she was baptised at Huddersfield Parish Church on 29 May 1853.

Sarah Ann was killed when the boiler at Upper Aspley Mill exploded at around 2:10pm on 23 November 1857, demolishing part of the mill. Her body was recovered from the mill goit by police officer W. Redfearn.

She was buried at Emmanuel Church, Lockwood, on 26 November. At the time of her death, the family was living at Garden House, Rashcliffe.

Sarah Ann Stott (1843-1857)

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This page was last modified on 2 July 2016 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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