|Register of Corrected Entries for Alexander Paterson; courtesy of ScotlandsPeople|
Saturday, November 15, 2014
188.8.131.52.1. Alexander Paterson: Register of Corrected Entries
When the death of Alexander Paterson was registered with the Blantyre Parish registrar on 12 April 1944, the registration listed his cause of death as "smothered, asphyxia (pit accident)." The registered of corrected entries entered on 9 June 1944 provided more detail, "Deceased, while in the course of his employment was buried by a fall of stone and dirt from a roof and died from asphyxiation per finding and sheriff."