Extract from The VENTNOR TIMES 21st July 1866

 

SERIOUS ACCIDENT

On Sunday afternoon a gentleman named Austin went with a companion to the cliffs between Shanklin and Luccomb. . . . . . . . and slipped over the edge. It was some time before the news reached Shanklin but when it did so SHRAPNEL, surgeon at once proceeded with a carriage to the spot. . . . . . . .Mr Shrapnel attended him with great assiduity and the invalid is now completely out of danger.

 

(Noted on 4th August 1860 that Mr G W Austin (above) able to leave for his home in London)

 

DOCTOR JOSEPH SHRAPNEL TO THE RESCUE!