samedi 20 novembre 2010

Un mur lui tombe dessus

Les registres de l'Anglican Cathedral Holy Trinity Church de Québec pour le 6 novembre 1842 font état de l'acte de sépulture suivant :

«Hull buried

Henry Hull, of the City of Quebec, labourer "Coroner's Warrant who on the third day of November instant, was accidentally killed by the falling of a wall on his body", was buried on the sixth of the same month, in the year of our Lord, one thousand and eight hundred and forty two.
By Mc George Milne, offg. minr
Present John Rukaly Joseph Adair

Dans ce cas-ci, la reproduction d'un extrait de l'enquête du coroner permet de connaître les circonstances de ce décès.

[Summary :
The church record for the burying of a man in Québec, Québec.]

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