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Coroners Rerports

Inquest verdict of Visitation of God

January 27, 2017

Term used in a coroner’s verdict to explain an unexplained death Hampshire inquests The Hampshire coroner’s records were all destroyed which means that no official records exist. The best remaining source is from local newspaper reports though not every inquest and verdict was reported.  When reported the content varied from very brief to quite detailed.  Examples of […] – read more…

A 1900 Case of Accidental Death in Haslar Creek

January 19, 2013

Reports of coroner’s inquests appear in local newspapers and are a great resource for your Hampshire family history research. This inquest includes the surname Coffin and Sait, do they appear in your Hampshire family history tree? – read more…

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