Fall down a cellar
Buck’s Head Hotel, Stepney, Adelaide, South Australia, 1941
AN OLD MAN’S DEATH
James Barber, of Woodville, to-day accidentally fell down an open trap door, which led into a cellar at the Buck’s Head Hotel, at Stepney, and fractured his skull. He died soon afterwards (after hemorrhage of the brain). The deceased, who was over 8o years of age, was on a visit to his nephew. Six of his sons reside in West Australia.
–Kalgoorlie Miner (WA) Monday 29 January 1906.
The Buck’s Head was located on North Terrace, at the corner of Gray Street. The hotel opened in 1848 and was demolished in 1965.
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