City of Westminster Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

14th January 1785 - 26th December 1785

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Image 118 of 69712th March 1785

City & Liberty
of Westminster the
County of Midsex}

Informations taken this Twelfth
day of March 1785 at Tothill Fields
Bridewell in the Parish of St. Margaret
within the Liberty of Westmr . in the
County of Middlesex upon an Inquisition
touching the death of Thomas Bloxam< no role >
a Prisoner lying dead in the said

John Palmer< no role > a Prisoner in Tothill Fields
Bridewell on his Oath Saith That he has
been Prisoner there upwards of five months
That Thomas Bloxam< no role > the Deced has been
Prisoner there about six weeks, That the
Deced appeared to be in Health for some
time, That the Deced has ben ill about
nine or ten days and was brought to the
Sick ward on Saturday last the fifth Instant
having a very bad Fever and light Headed
and continued so until his Death, which
happened yesterday about Eleven o' Clock
Says that the apothecary attended the
Deced every Day, and sent him Medicines
Says that he attended the Deced, That the
Deced had his Allowance every Day from
the Governor, and was not ill use by
any Person in the Prison, and Dept.
belives that the Deced died a natural

Sworn the Day Year
& Place abovementioned
before me
Tho. Prickard< no role > Coroner }
John Palmer< no role >

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