City of Westminster Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

7th January 1773 - 28th December 1773

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Image 475 of 75030th September 1773

City and Liberty
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to wit

Informations of Witness taken this 30th,
day of July 1773 , at the Parish of St. James in
the Liberty of Westminster , at the Dwelling House
of Mr. Thomas Watson< no role > the Sign of the Fleece in
Little Windmill Street in the said Parish & Liberty
Before Thomas Prickard< no role > Gentleman His Majestys
Coroner for the said City and Liberty touching the
Death of Elizabeth Cooper< no role > then and there lying
Dead as follow

Hannah Kibler< no role > who lives in the House one pair of Stairs where
the Deced lived in little Peter Street St. James's Westmr . on her
Oath says that yesterday Memory between 7 & 8 o Clock, she
heard some Body scream and the Deponent thought it was
Some Body in the fore Parlour had hurt themselves, Deponent
Came down Stairs and saw two Men running down Stairs into the Back Kitchen & the
Deponent followed them, one of the Men set his Knee against
the Door of the Back of Kitchen and it flew open, and the Deponent saw the
Deced a hanging by a Cord fastened to a Staple from the Ceiling with her head hanging down and

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