HEALTH – Death – WHITAKER.George (78 years) of Redcar
Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 25/04/1878.
SUDDEN DEATH AT REDCAR.
An old man named George Whitaker, a well-known fishmonger, expired suddenly at his residence at Redcar on Wednesday afternoon (24/04). The deceased, though 78 years of age, was a hale, active man, and was going about his business as usual on Tuesday (23/04). During the evening. He complained of being unwell, but nothing serious was apprehended on till Wednesday morning (24/04), when, in spite of medical aid, he rapidly sank. The deceased for many years traded somewhat extensively with Middlesbrough and Stockton dealers.