lundi 26 août 2013

«...was wilfully murdered...»

Les registres de la Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral de Québec pour le 7 octobre 1810 font état de l'acte de sépulture suivant :                            

«Hamelin Buried 

Charlotte Hamelin of the City on Quebec, aged unknown, was wilfully murdered October the fifth, and was buried October the seventh in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten.
By me Father Jehosaphat Mountain
Officiating Minister at Quebec
Present   James Berrey, private soldier
               10th R.V. Batn his mark +
              Cha. Linton, Sexton». 

Noter que les éléments permettant d'identifier la défunte se limitent à son nom.

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

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