City of Westminster Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

14th January 1785 - 26th December 1785

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Image 153 of 69728th March 1785

and saw the Deced who appeared to be Dying
That he sent Deced a Bason of To immediatly
which Deced could not Drink, That Dept
ordered a Penny worth of not Purl which
Deced could not Drink and some of it
was put to his mouth with a Spoon
but Deced appeared to be dying, and
he was carried down into the sick
Ward where he died in less than a
Quarter of an hour and Dept Whites that Deced
died in a natural Way Says that the
Deced had his Allowance every Day
and was not ill used by any Person in
the Prison and Dept. says that he was
informed that the Deced drank almost
a Quart of water this Morning.

Henry Wright< no role >
his Mark

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

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