City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

9th July 1788 - 30th December 1788

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T Shelton Corr.

An Inquisition indented taken for our Sovereign Lord the King at London that is to say, at the Parish
of Saint Botolph without Billingsgate in the Ward of Billingate in London aforesaid on the twenty fifth day of November in
the twenty ninth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace f God of Great Britain France and
Ireland King Defender of the Faith Etc: before Thomas Shelton< no role > Gentleman Coroner of our said Lord the King for the City of London and
Borough of Southwark on view of the body of William Thomas< no role > now here lying dead by the oath of William Blame, Robert
Kelday, Thomas Goodin< no role > , Charles Goodyer< no role > , Thomas Theirsk< no role > , William Funch< no role > , Richard Gardner< no role > , Richard Broadbent< no role > , Thomas Longfoot< no role >
Joseph Wolfe< no role > , William Tomlinson< no role > , John Price< no role > and Samuel Buston< no role > good and lawful Men of the City of London aforesaid who being now
here duly chosen sworn and charged to inquire for our said Lord the King when how and in what manner the said William Thomas< no role >
came to his death say upon their oath that the said William Thomas< no role > then lately before accidentally casually and by misfortune
fell in to the River Thames and in and will the Waters of the said River was suffocated and drowned Of which said suffocation and
drowing he the was William Thomas< no role > did then lately before die And so the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do say the the
said William Thomas< no role > accidentally casually and by misfortune was suffocated and drowned In Witness whereof as well the said Coroner
as the said William Blame the foreman of the said Jurorson behalf of himself and the rest of his Fellows in their presence have
to this Inquisition set their hands and seals the day year and place first above written.

Wm Blame [mark] Foreman< no role >

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