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From: "Tony Coombe" <>
Subject: RE: [Lon] Inquest details - where found?
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 22:30:39 +0100
In this case Syncope describes the MODE of death rather than the cause. It
simply means a sudden collapse rather than a slow decline.
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> Subject: [Lon] Inquest details - where found?
> To all you experts on the list.
> I have the death certificate of my great grandfather, the
> informant was the Coroner for Westminster
> 27 Dec 1899, death of John HORSMAN, 8 Little Chester Street,
> Grosvenor Place, Belgrave (St George Hanover Square), County of London.
> Male, aged 60
> Occup. a messenger of the above address.
> Cause of death: Syncope following Broncho-pneumonia - natural post mortem.
> informant: Certificate received from J. Troutbeck, Coroner for
> Inquest held on 29 Dec 1899. Death registered on 1 Jan 1900.
> Would I need to search for a newspaper of
> some description for the details of the inquest or is there some
> other source that I can use without travelling to London?
> The remembrance card that I found shows his death at no. 22 not
> 8, Little Chester Street. I suppose the family moved to another
> house after his death.
> Best Wishes
> George Toth
> Stockport, Cheshire (Greater Manchester), UK
> Some names under research:
> CASE anywhere in the world (I subscribe to
> CASE-Family-D list)
> TOTH - UK, north America & Europe
> AREOFF (several spellings inc AIROV).
> ALGER of West Ham and Lincolnshire.
> TAYLOR, Barnsley area (pre 1895), Yorks & West Ham (Canning Town
> post 1895)
> THORPE & NICHOLLS (Yorks, West Ham)
> Please note - This digital cable Television system accepts text
> emails but rejects many other formats. It also adds the
> truncated original message as an attachment when replying. It
> does not have a cut & paste or address book. George
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