Unsolved Murders


Age: 4 weeks

Sex: male

Date: 19 Mar 1915

Place: Lord Street, Newton Heath

A newly born child was found in the snow in Lord Street.

It was found alive by a boy that ran home and told his mother. The child was wrapped up well and was taken to Lowe street police station where she was put in a warm mustard bath.

The child was later admitted to the Booth Hall Infirmary but collapse and died later that evening.

The cause of death was stated to be pneumonia as a result of exposure.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Manchester Evening News - Wednesday 24 March 1915