Skip to Content

Colonial Cases

City of Westminster coroner, 1762

London: City of Westminster Coroners' Inquests; 8 January 1762 - 20 December 1762

 

Extracted from London Lives: LL ref. WACWIC6520200001 - 652020395

Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al.London Lives, 1690-1800 (www.londonlives.org, version 1.1, 24 April 2012).

 

    WESTMINSTER 1762    
         
         
14-01-1762SkyringSarahfSt. George HanoverWheelwright's ade, on head, strike and penetrateMurderJohn Feary

20007

20008

20009

08-01-1762RandallChristianafSt. George HanoverLunatic & distracted; pistol, four inch wound in headKilled himselfJohn Feary

20003

2004

13-01-1762UnknownFemalefSt. George HanoverSerpentine in Hyde Park, no marksFound drownedJohn Feary

20005

20006

30-01-1762LympasWilliammSt. Paul Covent Garden4 am, intoxicated, in a cart; from Paradise Row Chelsea to Bow St. Covent Garden;  suffocatedAccidental deathJohn Feary

20010

20011

06-02-1762ReadElixxabeth (Infant) 3fSt. Martin in the FieldsClothes caught fireAccidental deathJohn Feary

20012

20013

11-2-1762HindesJamesmSt. James WestminsterLunatic & distracted; cord to iron hook in wainscotKilled himselfJohn Feary

20014

20015

11-02-1782LewisOwenmSt. John EvangelistSAYS MARCH 1761. Driving cart loaded with wood College St., fell under near wheel, over back part of his headAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20016

20017

20018

20019

20020

16-03-1762DaviesThomasmSt. Clement DanesAscending stairs, fellAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20021

20022

20023

20024

20025

20026

20027

20028

20029

18-03-1762DankerHenrymSt. Martin in the FieldsLunatic & distracted; rope to nail in post in stableKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20030

20031

20032

20033

20034

20035

20036

20038

25-03-1762CocksGilbertmSt. Martin in the FieldsPrisoner in custody of Marshall's court; natural deathVisitation of GodThomas Prichard

20047

20048

20049

20050

20051

20052

20053

20054

20055

26-03-1762FaginWilliammSt. George HanoverPatient Duke of Cumberland's Hospital Pimlico, sick and disordered, natural deathNatural death

Thom

as Prichard

20056

20057

20058

20059

20060

20061

20062

20063

20064

20065

20066

29-03-1762MasonSarahfSt. James WestminsterLunatic & distracted; end of garter to Gimlet fastened into wainscot

Killed herself

 

Thomas Prichard

20039

20040

20041

20042

20043

20044

20045

20046

08-04-1762O'BryanMichael or Matthewm St. Margaret WestminsterKnightsbridge to Brentford;  hit by coach forced under near hind wheel; skull fracturedAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20067

20068

20069

20070

20071

20072

20073

20074

20075

11-04-1762AtleyHenrymActually as letter to the Coroner, dated Pall MallServant of Lord Clive; kick horse 5 weeks ago; now died Erisypelas or St. Anthony's FireNatural deathThomas Prichard

20076

20077

12-04-1872UnknownMale ChildmSt. James WestminsterNew born alive, , left in HaymarketWilful MurderThomas Prichard

20079

20080

20081

20082

20083

20084

20085

14-04-1762ArnoldThomasmSt. Margaret WestminsterSitting on dray loaded empty butts, Burnaby Green, whipped shaft horse,  shafts fell to ground with him, near wheelAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20086

20087

20088

20089

20090

20091

20092

20093

20094

20-04-1762FlartyJeremiah(Infant) 4mSt. Martin in the FieldsPlaying in Privy;  erected for Children, fell through into Ordure and suffocatedAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20095

20096

20097

20098

20098

20099

20100

20101

20102

20103

21-04-1762Molineux

Matthias

(aged 9)

mSt. George HanoverWorking in cellar at loading window, walked backwards,  fractured skull above left eyeAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20104

20105

20106

20106

20107

20108

20109

20110

201111

20112

01-05-1762BeckElixxxabethfSt. John EvangelistCord to iron hook in wall. Burial in road near Pound in Tothills FieldKilled herselfThomas Prichard

20113

20113

20114

20115

20116

20117

20118

20119

20120

20121

20122

10-05-1762GodmanJamesmSt. George HanoverLunatic & distracted; cord to door in his mother's house at KnightsbridgeKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20123

20124

20125

20126

20127

20128

20129

20130

12-05-1762DuyerGeorgemSt. George HanoverRiding in Hyde Park, horse ran away; quit the stirrups but fell and fractured skullAccidental deathJames Prichard

20131

20132

20133

20134

20135

20136

20137

20138

20139

20140

14-05-1762UnknownMale childmSt. Clement DanesBorn alive, strangledMurderThomas Prichard

20141

20143

20144

20145

20146

20-05-1762MorrisMaryfSt. George HanoverMr. Tyler's Certificate; apothecary; died of malignant feverNatural causesThomas Prichard

20147

20148

 

29-05-1762EvandsMaryfSt. James WestminsterViolent pains in head, delirious;  out of window into King Street, fracture skullKilled herselfThomas Prichard

20149

20150

20151

20152

20153

20154

20155

20156

20157

03-06-1762MoorMatthewmSt. James WestminsterLong time before sick & distempered;  natural deathVisitation of GodThomas Prichard

20158

20159

20160

20161

20162

20163

20164

20165

20166

20167

20168

20169

20170

20171

07-06-1762DixonJohnmSt. Ann WestminsterLong time before  ill, laboring under a Hypochdralick disorder, out of mind,  cord to iron bolt in  grate over a vaultKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20172

20173

20174

20175

20176

20177

20178

20179

20180

11-06-1762ThompsonLeonard (Infant)m St. James WestminsterPlaying in Market Lane; fell through cellar window into copper of boiling liquid; mortal scalds  

20181

20182

20183

20184

20185

20186

20187

20188

20189

15-06-1763WilkinsonJohmSt. Paul Covent GardenPlaying with other boys at King's wharf, Thames,  fell inDrowned accidentallyThomas Prichard

20190

20191

20192

20193

20194

20195

20196

20197

21-06-1762NewmanRuthfSt. Margaret Westminster

Prisoner in Bridewell;

Died on admission; sick and languishing;

Visitation of GodThomas Prichard

20198

20199

20200

20201

20202

20203

24-06-1762RyleyJohnmSt. Clement DanesLunatic & distracted; leather strap to upright post in stableKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20205

20206

20207

20208

20209

20210

20211

20212

202313

06-07-1762WebbJohnmSt. George HanoverWalking  in Hyde Park by Pond, near Chelsea Cake House, fell inAccidentally drownedThomas Prichard

20214

20215

20216

20217

20218

20219

20220

20221

06-7-1762GrahasmJohnmSt. James WestminsterLunatic & distracted;  cord to wooden peg on wallKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20222

20223

20224

20225

20226

20227

20228

20229

20230

20231

09-07-1762BrownIsabellafSt. Martin in the FieldsLunatic & distracted; penknife, cut throatKilled herselfThomas Prichard

20233

20234

20235

20236

20237

20238

20239

09-07-1762GreatheadJohn WilliammSt. James WestminsterFamily outing in cart, stopped to return a bridle;  man holding horse let go; horse bolted with cart and family; overturnedAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20240

20241

20242

20243

20244

20245

20246

20247

19-07-1762RoweJohnmSt. John EvangelistOn Thames in cutter with others at Horse Ferry; fouled a barge, tried to clear with a boat hook,  and over balancedAccidentally drownedThomas Prichard

20243

20244

20245

20246

20247

20248

202359

20250

20251

20252

20253

20254

20255

21-07-1762GreeneElixxabethfSt. Martin in the FieldsBrew House in Castle Street; natural death; ailment and infirmity

Visitation of God

 

Thomas Prichard

20256

20257

20258

20259

20260

20261

20262

20263

26-07-1762DoddGeorgemSt. Margaret WestminsterThanes to bathe; Parliament Stairs; drownedAccidentally drownedThomas Prichard

20264

20265

20266

20267

20268

0269

20270

20271

02-08-1762EastJosephmSt. Margaret WestminsterThames to bathe; Parliament Stairs; drownedAccidentally drownedThomas Prichard

20272

20273

20274

20275

20286

20277

20278

20279

07-08-1762BastonMale childmSt. Paul Covent GardenSarah Baston; difficult birth; miscarriedNatural causesThomas Prichard

20280

20281

20282

20283

20284

20285

20286

20287

24-08-1762ThorntonPatrickmSt. James WestminsterBricklayer working roof of house;  ladder slipped, fell to pavement, back heasdAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20288

20298

20290

20291

20292

20293

20294

20295

20296

25=-8-1762MearnesAlexander (Infant)mSt. Margaret WestminsterWith other children at Mallon's wharf, crossing barges to get into a cutter, foot slipped & drownedAccidentally drowned03-09-1762

20298

20299

20300

20301

20302

20303

20304

20505

03-09-1762ThurlinMary (Infant)fSt. George HanoverMan throwing 7 lb weight for a wager; slipped from fingers, struck child at her door; fracture headAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20306

20307

2030

20309

20310

20311

20312

20313

20314

10-09-1762CneJohn (Infant)mSt. Margaret WestminsterLeft at home with 2 sisters by mother, Christian, playing near window, fell into Charles CourtAccidental deathThomas Prichard

20315

20316

20317

20318

20319

20320

20321

17-09-1762LongMaryfSt. Martin in the FieldsFit of ApoplexyNatural deathThomas Prichard

20322

20323

20324

20325

20326

20327

20328

20329

20330

20331

02-10-1762ArnoldElixxxabethfSt. Margaret Westminster

Lunatic & distracted;

Clasp knife, cut throat

Killed herselfThomas Prichard

20332

20333

20334

20335

20336

20337

20338

20339

20340

01-11-1762WhiteJanefSt. Margaret WestminsterAssault by Richard Bellamy with a stone;  mortal blow left side of headManslaughterThomas Prichard

20341

20342

20343

20344

20345

20346

20347

20348

22-11-1762MunroRobertmSt. George HanoverLunatic & distracted; raxxxor cut throatKilled HimselfThomas Prichard

20349

20350

20351

20352

20353

20354

20355

20356

20357

29-11-1762OliphantChristophermSt. James WestminsterLunatic & distracted; handkerchief to leaden pipe in cellarKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20358

20359

20360

20361

20362

20363

20364

20365

20366

03-12-1762PhilpotThomasmSt. George HanoverLunatic & distracted; cord to brass hook in wainscotKilled himselfThomas Prichard

20367

20368

20369

20370

20371

20372

20373

20374

20375

17-12-1762GundrtyRobertm St. George Hanover

Assault by unknown man;  thrown from his horse, injured back head

 

ManslaughterThomas Prichard

20376

20377

20378

20379

20380

20381

20382

20383

20384

20385

20-12-1762UnknownMale childmSt. George HanoverNavel string not tie to allow bleedingMurderThomas Prichard

20386

20387

20388

20389

20390

20391

20392

20393

20394

20395

         
         

 

 

 

 

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School