Unsolved Murders


Age: new born

Sex: male

Date: 1 Sep 1900

Place: Canal, Morriss Bridge, Mollington

A child was found flaoting in a canal opposite Morris's Bridge in Mollington.

However the coroner was unable to say whether the child had been born alive due to the advanced state of putrefaction.

The body was discovered by a banksman employed by the Canal Company. A drapers yard tape measure was tied tightly around the childs neck.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Cheshire Observer - Saturday 01 September 1900