City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths
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5th January 1792 - 31st December 1792

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Image 547 of 86110th April 1795


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Informations of Witnesses taken at
the Parish of Saint Bridget otherwise
Bride in the Ward of Farringdon
without in London aforesaid on the 10th
day of April 1792 on view of the Body of
George Worster< no role > now here lying dead

Catherine [..] William James< no role > of the Bell Fleet Street
London Victualler maketh oath that about part one
O Clock in the afternoon of Saturday last Dept. seeing a Great
Coord of people printing the passage leading from Fleet
Street to her Husband house she went out of the Passage
and upon inquiry she found a Child belonging to Mr.
Worster [..] of Fleet Street aforesaid coroner of Dept.
Passage stickmaker had fell out of Window Dept. soon
after went into Mr. Worsters house and in the one pair of
Stairs Room of Mr. Worsters house she saw the deced his son an
Infant in a person Less and Doctor Peding new examining
the deced head - that there appeared to be a Wound on
the left back part of the head - that in about four
hour afterwards on Dept. going into Mr. Worster house
to see how the deced was she found him dead - Dept.
understood from Mr. Worster (Mother of the deced) that
the Child had been in the one pair of Stair front Room
with her just before the [..] Child had been taken
up out of the street but how it had fell she could not
tell.

Sworn the 10th day of
April 1792 before me}

Cath. James< no role >




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