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Michael Taylor

Place of Residence at HM Factory Gretna Dalston Road

Biography

‘Michael Taylor of Dalston Road Carlisle was working in the acid plant when an explosion occurred. He suffered burns and a compound fracture of his left femur. Consequently his leg was shortened by 2 inches. Taylor, a married man with five children, went to court to get compensation. He was given 15 shillings per week and a lump sum of £150.’

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