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1938 Suffocated at Stonefield Brickie

On Monday 10th October 1938, a terrible tragedy happened at the Brickworks, resulting in the death of a nineteen year old. Peter M’Dermott (19), of Stonefield Road. Blantyre, was slowly suffocated in a tank full of brick-making material at a Blantyre brick works while twenty workmates fought to clear away the material which was killing […]