Middlesex Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

1st May 1781 - 31st December 1799

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Image 10 of 7121st November 1781

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An Inquisition indented taken for our sovereign Lord the King at The Parish of Saint James
Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex , the First Day of Novr. in the 22d Year of the
Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the third , by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, KING, Defender of the
Faith, Etc. before Edward Umfreville< no role > one of the Coroner s of Our said Lord the
KING, for the said County, on view of the body of William Thornton< no role >
then and there lying dead, upon the oath of John Jackson< no role >
Gabriel Lloyd< no role > John Gittins< no role > , John Dinmore< no role > , Thomas Browne< no role > and William
Baker good and lawfull Men of the said County duly chosen And John
Barnes William Gosling< no role > William Doolittle James Coupling William
Howell and Christopher Holder< no role > Prisoners in the Prison called Clerkenwell
good and lawful Men of the said County duly chosen by Law required,and who being then and there duly sworn
and charged to enquire for Our said Lord the KING, when, how, and by what means the said William Thornton< no role >
on the Thirty first Day of October in the Year aforesaid Departed this
Life at the Prison aforesaid by excessive Drinking

In Witness whereof, as well the said Coroner, as the said John Jackson< no role > the Foreman of
the said Jurors on behalf of himself and the rest of his Fellows, in their presence, have to this Inquisition set their
Hands and Seals the Day and Year first abovementioned

E: Umfreville [mark] Coronr.
John Jackson< no role > [mark] Foreman

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