Robert Waite Hall


Joiner Employed at Messers Armstrong Whitworth’s works Elswick Newcastle


174 Ashley Road South Shields

Evidence of Identification

John Thomas Hall, Joiner, employed by The North Eastern Railway Company, said that Robert Waite Hall was his brother. He was a married man, he was in the habit of travelling by the first train to Newcastle every morning. On December 17, witness in consequence of a telegram from deceased wife went to South Shields. He was informed  that deceased had slept in that morning , and left home shortly before 7 am to catch the 7:12 train at Tyne Dock. He made inquiries and found that he had not turned up at work, and he did not return home. Witness afterwards proceeded to the South Shields Police Station, where he was shown the remains of a pocket knife which he identified as having belonged to his brother. He also identified a tobacco box which was similar to one carried by the deceased. He had made enquiries and failed to trace his brother at any of the hospitals in the district

Death Register 

Birth Date Abt 1876  Date of Registration March 1916  Aged 40 Registration district S/S Durham Volume 10a page 901


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