Tag: Poisoning

  • THE ACCRINGTON PTOMAINE INCIDENT (1906) | Accrington

    THE ACCRINGTON PTOMAINE INCIDENT (1906) | Accrington

    When 56 year old, Robert Haworth, a tobacconist residing at a place called Church, near Accrington sadly passed away on Wednesday, 7th February 1906 – the fears of Dr. Fox and Dr. Greenhalgh as well as local government officials became all too real. What was originally thought to be cases…