City of Westminster Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

14th January 1785 - 26th December 1785

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William Alexander Hay< no role > Surgeon on
his Oath saith that onSaturdayWednesday Evening
last he was fetched by a watchman
to the Deced in Grosvenor Square
says that he went and found the Deced
without any Pulse and beginning to
be Cold, and appeared to be [..] ying
Says that he endeavoured to bleed
the Deced, put he bleed three or four
Drops only Says that the Deced
had a Bruise upon the left Temple
and bled a little at the Nose and Month
but Dept. is inclined to think that
the Deced died in consequence of
a Fit.

W [..]

Dorothy Cloake< no role > wife of John Cloak < no role > at the
George in Pr [..] Street Soho on her
Oath saith that Francis Bolier< no role > the Deced
lodged with Dept. Says that last Wednesday
Morning between nine and Ten o'Clock
Dept. went out but did not returned as
usual, Says that Yesterday Afternoon
Dept. was informed that Deced was dead
says that she this day saw the Deced at
Mr. Storer Undertaken in Mount Street
in the Parish of St. George Hanover Square

D Cloake

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

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