City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

9th July 1788 - 30th December 1788

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Image 278 of 46520th November 1788


Information of Witnesses taken at the Parish
of Christ Church in the Ward of Farringdon
within London the 20 day of November 1788
on view of the Body of Robert Fosgate< no role > This name instance is in a workspace. als
Jenkins then and there Lying Dead

William Wright< no role > a Prisoner in His Majesty< no role > 's Gaol of
Newgate maketh Oath and saith he hath known the
deced Robert Fosgate< no role > als Jenkins for this three Months
pastthat he was also a prisoner in the said Gaol
that he hath been in the Sick Ward where Deponent
attends the whole of that time very ill with the [..]
[..] veneral disease insomuch that he continued very ill
until Tuesday last when he departed this Lifethat he was
attended by the Surgeon of the said Gaol that he
believes the aforesaid disorder to have been the cause
of his death.

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