Date: 26 Nov 1919
Place: Countess Street, Accrington
The body of a newly-born male child was found on the backyard step of a house on Countess Street in Accrington wrapped up in a brown paper parcel.
The post-mortem stated that the child was about 48 hours old and the cause of death had been suffocation.
see Lancashire Evening Post - Friday 28 November 1919