City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

5th January 1792 - 31st December 1792

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Image 557 of 86112th April 1792


Informations of Witnesses taken at
the Parish of Saint Bridget otherwise Bride
in the Ward of Farringdon without in
London aforesaid on the 12th day of
April 1792 on view of the Body of William
Brocking now here lying dead

Jane< no role > the Wife of William Burnett< no role > a Prisoner for Dept. in
His Majesty's Prison the Fleet maketh Oath that she hath
known the deced William Brooking< no role > about two Month that
he was also a Prisoner in the said Prison - That Dept. and
her husband lived in the same Room with the deced - that the
deced has been ill the whole of that time with the Yellow Jaundice
and an Arthmatic [..] Complaint - that the deced was so ill as to
keep his Bed for this last Week past - that he continued
to get worse daily until Yesterday Morning about Three
o Clock when he had a very violent fit and departed this
Life - that [..] a Physician attended him twice
and he was also attended by a Surgeon a Prisoner in the
Prison and had as much attention paid to him as the
situation of the Prison would admit and Dept. has no
doubt the fellow Jaundice and [..] the Arthmatic Complaint the deced was
afflicted with occasioned his Death

Sworn the 12th day of
April 1792 before me}

Jane [mark] Burnett< no role >

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