Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 20 Sep 1919

Place: Bath

The body of a newly-born male infant was found in a hedge bordering the footpath leading between Bathwick Street and Powlett Road in Bath.

The body had been wrapped in a black shirt, a piece of old curtain and a piece of calico.

It had been dead for about three weeks and the cause of death was given as neglect at birth.

*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 20 September 1919