Struck by Lightning at Langstone 1888

Extract from Hampshire Telegraph dated 30/6/1888 of an incident on a5/6/1888.


During the heavy thunderstorms which prevailed on Monday a man named Barnes, employed at Langstone by the LB&SCR Company, was struck by lightning and has temporarily lost the use of one side. He was taken to his home at North Hayling as soon as possible and Dr Norman was sent for.

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