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Registration District: Wigan
1894. Death in the Sub-district of Wigan in the County of Wigan

When and where diedEighteenth October 1894
The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
Wigan USD
Name and surnameEdward Harrison
Age39 years
Pumping Station
Cause of deathHydrophobia* from a dog bite
on the fifteenth July 1894
Signature, description and residence of informantCertificate received from H. Milligan
Deputy Coroner for Wigan.
Inquest held
Twenty-second October 1894
When registeredTwenty-third October 1894
Signature of registrarR. Halliwell

*Hydrophobia, meaning fear of water, is a symptom of rabies

[Certified copy obtained at the Family Records Centre in London on 7 June 2005]