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10 unfortunate deaths

There are a number of very unfortunate deaths you can find when browsing through coroners records.

Here are 10 of the most unfortunate

  1. Killed by the tackle of a windmill
  2. Scalded to death by falling into a keeler of hot beer
  3. Killed by the floor of a granary falling on him
  4. Fell into a dung hole and was suffocated
  5. Poisoned by incautiously eating of the root of hemlock dropwort
  6. Died in consequence of drinking boiling water out of a tea-kettle
  7. Accidentally scalded to death by boiling coffee falling upon her in consequence of her pulling down the tea table
  8. Died suddenly in crossing a stile
  9. Accidentally fell from a cart laden with clover upon the fang of a prong
  10. Accidentally killed whilst repairing a well at Mr Marchant’s by the coulter of a plough falling into the well on his head

Sussex Folk and Sussex Ways – an index

I have made a quick index of Rev Coker-Egertons book, Sussex Folk and Sussex Ways. If you need a lookup please post name and page number below.

Rev A Eden 17
Mr Skinner, Miller 21
Archdeacon Courtail 35
Mike Hamilton/Hambledon 51
Mrs Hussey 54
John Fuller 54
Bodle Holmes photo between 78 and 79
Samuel Orange 93
Mr Cason 94
Richard Balcombe 101
Tom Sayers 109
Bob Brettle 109
Thomas Foster of Penshurst 110
W Richardson of Leigh 110
Mr Cooper 101
Mr Driver 101
Mr Gibson 112
Mr Fleming 112
Rague Kemp photo between 124 and 125
Master Upfield 125
Tom Cladpole 125, 126
Robert Faber 133
Mr Russell, mill owner 133, 134
John Vigor 137
Mrs Blundell, Franchise farm 137
Mrs Langridge, Rye Green Farm 137
Johannesburg de Cressyngham, Vicar of Burwash 138
Walter Wokenolle 138
Joanna Wokenolle 138
William Lonnesford 138
Joanna Lonnesford nee Wokenolle 138
John Lunsford 138
William Breton 138
Richard Swafham, parson of Burwash, 139
Joan Collin 139
Collyns 139
Mayes 139
Thomas Glide 139
George Maye 139
Ralph Hogge 139
Master Daw, blacksmith at Franchise 140
J W Tilley Esq owner of Franchise 140
Richard Spenge, parson of Burwash 140
Walter Godlake 140
Parson Stillingflet 140
Walter Godlake, parson of Berwick 140
Parson Hugh Estwell 140
Edward Hoper Vicar of Clymping 140
Sir John Pelham 140, 141
Hoo family 141
A Gibbs Esq 141
Andrew Thatcher 141
John Lewkenor 141
Cruttendons 142
Collinses 142
Hepdens 142
Westons 142
John Dawe 142
Margaret Dawe 142
Joseph Noakes 142
Thomas Donet 142
Rose Donet 142
Jane Donet 142
John Donet 142
William Donet 142
Harry Donet 142
Master H Maphams 143
James Thrushe 143
Sir Thomas Maye owner of Franchise 143
Thomas Maye 144, 145, 146
Mr Durrant Cooper 144
Edward Maye 144
Thomas Nevitt 144, 146
Robert Cruttenden 144
Obedience Cruttenden 144
Mr Edwards 146
Mr Pattenden 146
Mr Langham 146
Mr Whitfield Curteis 146, 149
Mr John Britain 146
Mr Gibb 147
Miss Gould 147
Mrs Wetherell 147
Mrs Holland 147
William Langham 147
Thomas Glyd 147
Thomas Glide 147
Ralph Hogge 147
Cruttenden 147
Thomas Mitten 147
Edward Polhill 147, 148, 152
Mr Gould 148
Thomas Goldham, parson of Burwash 148
Mr Joseph Bennett 148
Thomas Englsh Esq 148
Mr Charles Morton 148
Robert Glazier 149
Nathaniel Panton 149
John Gutsole 150
Edward Austen 150, 151
Samuel Jones, Salehurst 150, 151
William Gibbons 150, 151
Edwin French 151
William Cruttenden 151
Mr Stevenson 151
Mrs Cramp, Daws farm 152
John Baker 152
Mr Jordan, vicar 153
Mr John Cruttenden 153
Mr Henry Goldsmith 153
Mr Edward Austen 153
Mr Paul Gibbs 153
Mr John Lawrence 153
Mr Cramp, Daws farm 153
Mr Andrew Gibbs 153
Mr Breach 153
Elizabeth Breach 153
Mr Hurdis, curate of Burwash 155, 156
John Hicks 156, 157, 159
John Vigor 156, 157, 158
Mr Newberry, Heathfield 156
Mr Fuller, Rose Hill 156
Mr Courthope 156
Mr Robert Hawes, Markly 157
Robert Watson 157
Mr J B Noakes, draper and Grocer 157
Mrs Lydia Luck 158
Mr Dunk 158
Mr Joel Newingon 158
Thomas Baldock, surgeon 159
Mr Taylor 159
Mr Frank Russell 159
Ben Wood 159
Richard Pilbeam 159
Edward Plbeam 159
Deborah Pilbeam 159
Tom Wood 159
Cane Family 159
Master Weeks 160
Mr Simes 160
Mr William Smith 161
Mr Francis Trower 161, 162
Mrs Holland 162
Mr James Ellis.162
Rev Joseph Gould 162
Rev Ernest Hawkins 162
Widow Hoash 163
Mother Cruttenden 163
Margery Dawe 163
Doegood Fuller 163
Maria Cryer 163
Thomas Lavender 163
Francisca Thunder 163
Faintnot Owen 163
Thomas Owen 163
Obedience Hunt 163
Grantwizle 164
Thankful Ticehurst 164
Susanne Breach 164
John Breach 164
Elizabeth Cason 164
Paul Gibbs 164
Maria Gibbs 164
Domina Elizabeth Webb 164
Thomas Dike 164
Polhill 164
Edward Polhill 164
Thomas Polhill 164
Mr Cason 164
Mr Webb 165
Mr Constable 165
Goodman Avory 165
Mr Polhill 165
Doctor Paul Gibbs 165