Unsolved Murders


Age: 2 weeks

Sex: female

Date: 21 Feb 1902

Place: Bolton

The body of a newly-born infant was found lying in the snow near the Preston highway by some workmen engaged at the Corporation Waterworks.

The body was said to have been about a fortnight old.

It was thought that it might have been dumped there by a person tramping towards or from Preston.

The area that the child was found was said to have been in the Sharples and Belmont districts.

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 Manchester Evening News - Friday 21 February 1902