Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 25 Aug 1917

Place: Prior Park Estate, Combe Down, Bath

The body of a newly-born female was found in a plantation at the Prior Park estate.

The inquest had been adjourned for a week after a name was found on a portion of the brown paper wrapping that it was found in. It was the name of a woman in Bristol but the clue did not lead to any result and an open verdict was returned.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 08 September 1917