City of Westminster Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

9th January 1797 - 29th December 1797

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Image 123 of 79220th February 1797

City & Liberty of Westmr .
in the County of Midsex }

of Witnesses taken
this 20 Feby 1797
at the House of Richd. Tyler< no role > the Sign of
the Bird in Hand Chapel Street Oxford
Street Parish of St. Anne Soho on view
of the Body of Humphris Jones< no role > then
& there lying dead

Wm Shepheard< no role > BeadLe of sd. Parish
being sworn saith that abt. Past
1 o'Clock Yesterday he saw whereof
in Oxford Street when he went
he saw the deced lying on the Ground
quite dead - a Watering Man told
this Dept. he saw the Deced fall
down & no Person was near
him at the time - Medical
Assistance was immediately
procured but to effect as he was
then quite dead he supposes him to
have died of an Apoplexy.

Wm Shepheard< no role >

died from Apoplexy

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