Middlesex Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

1st May 1781 - 31st December 1799

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Image 15 of 71222nd 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 Thirteenth Day of [..] in the 23d Year of the
Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the third, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France, Ireland, KING, Defender of
the Faith, Etc. before Edward Umfreville one of the Coroners of Our said Lord
the KING, for the said County, on view of the body of John Felton< no role >
then and there lying dead, upon the Oath of Benjamin Gilbert< no role >
Thomas Isaac< no role > , William Newcomb< no role > , Alexander Chrystal< no role > , Philip Bristow< no role >
and John Bambury good and lawfull Men of the said County duly chosen
and Thomas Cusick, John Baker< no role > , Thomas Tite< no role > , William Truby< no role >
Henry Jennings< no role > and Alexander Lockley< no role > Prisoners in The Prison called
Clerkenwell Bridewell New Prison
good and lawful Men of the said County duly chosen as 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 John Felton< no role >
came to h is Death, Do upon their Oath say, That the said John
Felton on the Twelfth Day of January in the Year aforesaid at the
Prison aforesaid departed this Life by the Visitation of God in a natural
way to wit of Fever and not otherwise

In Witness whereof, as well the said Coroner, as the said Benjamin Gilbert< 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.
Benjn. Gilbert [mark] Foreman< no role >

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