DEATH OF A FRIZINGTONIAN
IN SOUTH AFRICA.
The African mail this week brought the sad news of the death of Mr.
Samuel FORSYTH, formerly of Frizington. He was a native of the north of Ireland,
and came to this country a number of years ago, and was employed in the mines
about Frizington. Like many more of the people in the district, he sought to
better his position by trying his fortune in Johannesburg. He left on the 30th
From a letter received the previous week he was in the hospital
suffering from bronchitis and typhoid fever. Being a strong robust man, it was not
expected that his ailment would cause a fatal termination, and great surprise
and sympathy for his bereaved family were manifested on receipt of the sad
He passed away on April 1st, and was buried on Easter Sunday. The
funeral was largely attended by Frizingtoians. The deceased leaves a widow and a
family of five children.