These documents are simply fascinating.
They are amongst a lot covering the sickness benefits paid out to Richard Starkey (obviously later known as Ringo Starr) while working as a fitter for H Hunt and Sons in the late fifties.
In the documents are two work related injury reports from 1958, detailing two occasions where he injured his hands while working. There are also two Sickness Benefit Shuttle Cards which were sent away so they could check whether he had paid in enough contributions to be entitled to sick pay.
It seems that besides work related injuries poor Richie was quite susceptible to chills, particularly of the bronchial kind.
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