This entry, extracted from the Warkworth parish burial register, which included Hadston, refers to William Embleton. William died on the 1st August 1816 and was buried on the 4th August 1816 aged 66 years. He died as aresult of falling down at work.
When a person is buried an entry is made in the burial register. Of particular interest are the burial registers of the period 1798-1812. These are known as Bishop Barrington registers. Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham, ordered that additional information should be recorded, for example, a person's age and occupation when they died. Burial registers of Warkworth parish are deposited with Northumberland Archives Service.