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History of Wigan   (Help with ancient and recent history.)

Started by: carol gr (910) 

I found a report on the death by drowning in the Leeds Liverpool canal of the wife of my Great uncle. I searched following an entry in the cemetery indexes (thanks Freda) for 1907. It involved going through the microfilms of the local newspapers of the time. It was a fascinating read. She was a husband beating (husband was blind), drunken, philanderer according to the report. She jumped off a bridge into the canal.

Replied: 22nd Apr 2013 at 15:20

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