King Street, South Shields
Archibald Whale, watchmaker and silversmith, of King Street, South Shields, died at the infectious hospital on Friday from which has stated to have been Asiatic cholera. He was taken ill on Sunday week last, and was attended by a doctor, but his condition became so serious that he was removed to the hospital. He was buried late on Friday night. It is said that deceased, who was fifty years of age, had been eating some imported fruit.
Source: The Birmingham Daily Post - 18th September 1893