Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 5 Dec 1916

Place: River Chelt, Barretts Mill, Cheltenham

The body of a newly-born child was discovered floating in the River Chelt by a district foreman employed by the Cheltenham Corporation who lived in a cottage at Barretts Mill.

He was in the recreation ground when he saw the parcel floating in the river a short distance from his house.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Gloucestershire Echo - Tuesday 05 December 1916