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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1863, Sunday, December 18, 1831

An inquest was held on Thursday, at the King's Head, Norwood, on the body of Wm. Goodall, who was discovered by the postman propped up in bed quite dead. It appeared that he had died of the rupture of a blood vessel, that he had been dead for three days, his wife sleeping by his side, and in the day time placing victuals before the corpse, and on one occasion she attempted to give him some balm tea. The poor women, it seems, had been an idiot for some years. The jury returned a verdict of Died by the visitation of God, and the poor women was taken to the workhouse.