City of London Coroners:
Coroners' Inquests into Suspicious Deaths

5th January 1789 - 30th December 1789

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Image 454 of 101920th July 1789


Informations of Witnesses taken at the
parish of Christ Church in the Ward of Farringdon
within in London aforesaid the 20th day of July 1789
on view of the Body of Peter Rock< no role > there lying Dead

William Wright< no role > a Prisoner in His Majestys Gaol of Newgate who
being on Oath saith that the Deceased who was also a prisoner in the
said Gaol was brought into the sick Ward about three Weeks ago very
ill of a Dropsy and Yellow Jaundice and continued so ill until Yesterday
Morning when he died says that the deceased was regularly attended by
the Apothecary of the Gaol and had every Nourishment proper for him and
that the Illness aforesaid was the Cause of his Death

Sworn the 20th day of
July 1784 before me}


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