Derby Daily Telegraph - 15 June 1931 (Document)
GREAT STORM LEAVES A WAKE OF HAVOC
...Lightning struck telephone wires in Shirley-lane, Brailsford. The wires fell on a valuable brood mare belonging Mr. J. Goodall, Birch Farm, and so injured it that it had to be shot.
...A horse in a field at Ednaston was struck by lightning and killed.