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Victim: Martha Creed (c 1784-1868)
Cause of death: In the house
Circumstance: Falling down the stairs. The last of the family in the house, Plot Street, West Bradley, was Martha’s great-grandson George Maidment (1911-2002), whose farming implements are now in the Museum of Rural Life, Glastonbury
Origin of this story: Memorial Card in possession of Pat Cotton; Burial Entry in West Bradley Parish Register; letter by W T Creed to his brother in New Zealand (1903).

Blew me away. Way to go.

I'd have had more exciting afternoons at the corn clinic. Get this snoozeworthy material off the site.
 
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