|Source 2B is the report of a Fatal Accident Inquiry.
These inquiries are public and information is presented to a judge, known as a
sheriff, and a jury. This source dates from an inquiry held on 17th of January
1896. The Inquiry is about the death of John Findlay.|
document (or read the transcript below) and answer the following questions.
1. On what date did John Findlay die?
2. At what time did John Findlay die?
3. What caused the
death of John Findlay?
4. How reliable is Source 2B as evidence
of dangers for miners in the late nineteenth century?
Accident Enquiry minutes
National Archives of Scotland - SC38/20/1