Maria Murray

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report > Coroner’s Inquest
18 April 1834

Coroner’s Inquests

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The same day [Tuesday] an Inquest was holden at the King’s Arms, Hunter-street, on the body of MARIA MURRAY, who died that morning, owing, it is supposed, from fretting, at having had her head shaved in the factory. The Jury returned a verdict of—died by the visitation of God.

See Original:Coroner’s Inquests,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Friday 18 April 1834, p.2

See also: “Cutting of Women’s Hair in the Factory,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Friday 25 April 1834, p.3