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Robert Albert ASHWORTH

Age at Death31

Date Of Death24 February 1904 : Reg 272/1904

OccupationMine Owner

Spouse's NameIdi Jean Wightman

ChildrenRobert Alfred Weightman Ashworth

  • Bardoc Cemetery (graves has been restored in 2019).

  • Kalgoorlie Miner, Fri 26 Feb 1904

Name Of Mine On Which Last Employed
Bardoc GM, Western Australia

Diagnosis or cause of accident
Inhalation of dynamite fumes.

Place Of Burial
Bardoc Cemetery, Western Australia

Submitted by
David McMillan

MSW
Married

District
Bardoc

Cause of Death
Mine Accidents

Father
John Ashworth

Mother
Helen Whipp

Place of marriage
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Other Information
His brother, Acton Stephenson Whipp ASHWORTH, was killed 12 months later.

ASHWORTH Robert Albert:- died 24 Feb 1904 in Cross Street, Bardoc, Age 31yrs, Cause of Death ‘Inhalation of Dynamite Fumes’ Inquest held. Father:- John ASHWORTH (Plumber and Iron Moulder) Mother:- Helen WHIPP, He was married to Idi Jean Wightman at aged 30yrs in Kalgoorlie, one child, Robert Alfred Weightman ASHWORTH, aged 8 days.
Death registered by his brother, Acton Ashworth. Buried on the 25th Feb 1904 at Bardoc Cemetery. BA death cert 4/1904.
(http://www.outbackfamilyhistoryblog.com/2017/03/15/bardoc-cemetery-ghost-towns/)