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From: Maggs <>
Subject: Re: Re: [Ess] Post Mortem
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 16:09:51 +0100 (CET)
I have done so, thanks. I've got a copy of the report of his death from the Birmingham Daily Post, I think it was but couldn't find anything about the inquest. I'll have another look when I go on Saturday to see if there was anything there. Unfortunately, the copies of the film were not very good but they've now got new readers in the library and the ability to make the test bigger without losing any clarity so I may be able to see it better this time.
> Message date : Feb 13 2005, 06:53 PM
> From : "Jenny De Angelis"
> To : "Maggs Gurney" ,
> Copy to :
> Subject : Re: [Ess] Post Mortem
> Have you found the report of the inquest in the newspapers? You may also
> find a report of the death of your uncle in the local newspaper, both of
> which could give you some details to be going on with.
> I have found someone in our family who died in an accident at work in an
> iron works, I have the report of the accident and then a few days later the
> report of the coroners court. Both items together give the full story of
> what happened.
> I also have the newspaper report of the coroner's court of the death of my
> grandfather who died after virtually being mugged in 1915. It takes up half
> a page of the local broadsheet newspaper large page and gives details I
> would otherwise not have known about him and my grandmother and aunt, who
> both gave evidence to the court.
> You may find an article written about the finding of your uncles's body or
> something which could give a different angle to that in the newspaper report
> of the coroner's court. A suicide would have been newsworthy for the local
> Jenny DeAngelis
> > I have enquired at Birmingham Records Office, which is in the Central
> > Library and post mortem records are closed for 75 years.
> > I am waiting to see if my great uncle's still survives but cannot view it
> > until 2006 as he committed suicide in 1931 and a post mortem was held into
> > his death.
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