The Burial Registers, from St Nicholas, Brighton, contain some unusual and sad stories; like the lady who was three days late for her own funeral ...
|Stephen Dyne alias Wood Mason having Been Smothered in a Well & Digged out was Buried.|
|Henry Back was Buried who fell into a Furnace of Boiling Liquor as he was Brewing & lived Twelve hours afterwards.|
|Richard Earl of London (of the Parish of St Marylebone). He was killed in a boxing match on the race ground.|
|Elizabeth Hadley, found Murdered in a Well in Air Street.|
|William Matthews, died of Excessive Drinking at Shoreham Election.|
|Mary Ann Parsons (31) - Hospital
The Body was Buried June 17 the Coffin having been Buried without the Body June 14 by some mistake of the Porter at the Hospital.