Documents > Newspaper clipping relating to Ann Pottrell, dated 19/09/1885

The below newspaper clipping was sourced from The Pall Mall Gazette. A sad case of accidental poisoning.

Person of interest / Location Details Notes
Ann Pottrell, of Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire Mentioned

A sad case of accidental poisoning

A sad case of accidental poisoning occurred at King's Farm, Furneux Pelham yesterday. The occupier, Mrs Ann Pottrell, a widow in her seventy- ninth year, who was under medical treatment, went to a cupboard where she kept the mixture prescribed for her and a lotion. She drank by mistake a wineglassfull of the latter. She directly afterwards discovered her error. Medical assistance was called in, but the poor woman died in about three hours.

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