Fatal Bathing Accident

Yesterday morning a fatal bathing accident occurred at Skegness, Lincolnshire.

A Mr Simmonds, aged 18, son of Mr Simmonds, contractor, who is building a number of villas at the sea-side, was bathing whilst the tide was receding, and was drowned before help could be given to him.

His body was recovered and hour afterwards.

Source: The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Tuesday, August 14, 1877

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