On Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:03:43 +0100
"Laura Hickman" <laura(a)bhcsemail.co.uk> wrote:
Why would an informant be a Coroner? (Her husband was alive at the
Because (s)he is/was the person that determined cause of death (it's
what they do). The law requires that an inquest be held in the event of
an unexpected death. It doesn't, necessarily, mean the death was
time). Can anyone point me in the direction of finding any records of
this Inquest? (Newspapers etc).
Newspapers are certainly the best bet, since Coroners' records are, more
often than not, destroyed after 15 years. However, look at as many
reports as you can since details can vary from newspaper to newspaper.
FindMyPast has a reasonably good newspaper archive, as does Gale.
/ ) "The blindingly obvious is
/ _)rad never immediately apparent"
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