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Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 26 May 1933

Place: Gledhow Park Wood, Gledhow Valley Road

The body of a newly-born female child was found in a lake at Gledhow Park Wood.

It was found by a park ranger who saw four swans pulling at an object which he then found was the body of the child.

A doctor that examined the child said that it had died from asphyxia from drowning.

He said that the body appeared to have been in the water for five to six days.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Yorkshire Evening Post - Friday 26 May 1933

see Leeds Mercury - Saturday 20 May 1933

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 20 May 1933

see Yorkshire Evening Post - Friday 19 May 1933