City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

5th January 1792 - 31st December 1792

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Image 536 of 8617th April 1792



An Inquisition Indented taken for our Sovereign Lord the King at the Parish of
Saint Sepulchre in the Ward of Farringdon without in London aforesaid on the Seventh day of April in
the thirty second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord< no role > George the third by the Grace of God of Great
Britain France< no role > 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 an Infant Child unknown now here lying dead by the Oath of John
Blacket, Richard Hall< no role > , William Puckridge< no role > , William Griffiths< no role > , Michael Bovill< no role > , John Dolphin< no role > , John
Parker, Robert Read< no role > , John Spencer< no role > , John Puckridge< no role > , Arthur Frankling< no role > , John Parsser< no role > ,
William Bumsted< no role > , and William Catchpole< no role > , good and lawful men of the Parish and Ward
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 Infant Child unknown came to its death
say upon their Oath that the said Child unknown on the fifth day of April in the year aforesaid
being in a Certain Room on the second Story of the dwelling house of oneCrosswell
Situate in Brooks Market and being near the Window of the said Room accidentally Casually
and by misfortune fell from and out of the said Window into the Street there by means whereof the
said Child unknown did then and there receive divers mortal Wounds and Contusions in and
up on the Head Back Sides and other parts of the body of the said Child unknown of which said
Mortal Wounds and Contusions the said Child unknown did then and there die and so
the Jurors aforesaid upon their Oath aforesaid do say that the said Child unknown in manner
and by the means aforesaid Casually and by misfortune was accidentally killed In
Witness whereof as well the said Coroner as the said John Blacket< no role > the Foreman of the
said Jurors on Behalf of himself and the rest of his fellows in their presence have
hereunto set their Hands and Seals the Day Year and, Place first above Written

John Blacket< no role > [mark] Foreman

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