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Hydrophobia in Newtown

Published by Brian on Friday 15th April 2022

I came across an article about a woman that died from hydrophobia. It beggars belief, the "supposed dog" was a cross between a retriever and a sheep.

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DId the coroner say that?

Published by Brian on Thursday 4th November 2021

Margaret Lynch committed suicide on 1893. Her distraught husband, John, attempted suicide shortly after. I couldn't believe what the coroner said.

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Suicide in Scholes, 1861

Published by Brian on Sunday 29th August 2021

James Bibby, born c1799 was a shoe-maker and lived at 6 Coal Yard, Warrington Lane, Scholes.

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