City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

5th January 1792 - 31st December 1792

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Image 584 of 86119th November 1792


Deposition of a Witness taken at London
that is to say, at the Parish of Saint Mary
Somerset in the Ward of Queenhithe in
London aforesaid this 19th day of November
1792 on view of the Body of James Thompson< no role >
now here lying Dead.

John Pangburn< no role > a Fisherman lodging at the house
of James Wiggonton< no role > No.1 Pye Gardens Bank side in
the Parish of Saint Mary Every Surrey maketh Oath
about three in the afternoon of Friday last Dept. being
employed in his Boat on the River Thames near by opposite
Broken wharf in the Parish of Saint Mary somerset
in dragging for a [..] winch handle he dragged up
the body of the deced upon getting the body up Dept.
towed into the shore to Fug's stairs and there left it
and gave the Officers of the Parish information of having
found he deced that from the appearance of the
Deced Dept. is of opinion the deced had not been
long in the water not above one or two days

Sworn this 19th day of November 1792
before me}

John [mark] Pangburn< no role >

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