City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

3rd January 1791 - 30th December 1791

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Image 176 of 67211th April 1791


An Inquisition Indented taken for our Sovereign Lord the King at the parish
of Saint John within the Borought of Southwark in the county of Surrey on the
eleventh day of April in the thirty first Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord< no role > George
by the Grace of God of Great Britain Frances and Ireland King defender of the faith
and so forth 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 Ann
Norman now here lying dead by the Oath of Joseph Wellings< no role > James Johnson< no role >
John Templeman< no role > William Emmott< no role > Samuel Wise< no role > John Prince< no role > James Mote< no role >
James Jebb< no role > Samuel Brall< no role > William Williams< no role > William Brown< no role > Mark
Shaw Thomas Bailey< no role > William Wells< no role > John Walls Charles Shandsgood
and lawful Men of the Borough 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 Ann Norman< no role > came to her death say upon their Oath that the said Ann
Norman on the ninth day of April in the year aforesaid being going and passing
along and through a certain open and public Street and kings Common Highway
there called Four Street and one Thomas Boyes< no role > being then and there carefully driving
a Certain Drae drawn by the horses along and through and through the said
public Street and Common highway It so happened that the said Ann Norman< no role >
Accidentally casually and by misfortune fall to the Ground there and near to the said
dray white the same was passing on as aforesaid by means whereof the Off wheal of the said
dray did then and there Accidentally casually and by misfortune go upon and pass over the
had on the said Ann Norman< no role > bymeans whereof she the said Ann Norman< no role > did then and
there receive one mortal wound and fracture in and upon her said head of which said
Mortal wound and fracture she the said ann Norman< no role > did then and there die and so the
Cross aforesaid upon their Oath aforesaid do say that the said and Norman in manner
and by the means aforesaid casually and by misfortune was accidentally killed And that
the off Wheal of the said dray was moving to the death of the said Ann Norman< no role > and is
of the Value of two Shillings and the property and in the possesion of Esther Thrale< no role >
and divers other persons where names are unknown to the said Jurors In Witness
thereof as well the said [..] Coroner as the said Joseph Wilkings< no role > the Foreman of the
said Jurors on Behalf of himself and the rest of his follows in their presence have to
this Inquisition as their hand and seals the day Year and place first above written

Joseph Willings [mark] Foreman

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