Townsend, Ann

Townsend, Ann           1888 September 1st            Trowbridge

On Tuesday an inquest was held at the Royal Oak Inn, before Mr F T Sylvester, on the body of Ann Townsend, aged 81, who was found dead in bed on the previous day. The deceased had been apparently well for some time, but on the day in question fell ill. Some neighbours came in and prescribed remedies, but in 20 minutes afterwards she was found dead. Verdict, “Fatal syncope.”

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