Potterspury's Cholera Outbreak 1854

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Like many parts of the country, each village experienced its own natural disaster and the village of Potterspury's was an outbreak of Cholera during the later part of 1854. In total 20 people died as a result of the outbreak.

Eliza Wootton and her daughters Phobe and Eliza died and were buried together in the Cemetery on the 6th October 1954. Although of the same family name another 3 Wootton's died during October and were also buried in the Cemetery.

As you can see from the table below are people who lost their lives to this outbreak. This information was taken from the Parish Records

 
Date Name Surname Age
27/09/1854 Susannah MEAKINS 63
27/09/1853 John MORRIS 40
29/09/1854 Ellen WILLIAMS 5
29/09/1854 Henry JACKSON 8
01/10/1854 Emma GREEN 5
02/10/1854 Mary STEWART 3
06/10/1854 Eliza WOOTTON 37
06/10/1854 Phobe WOOTTON 7
06/10/1854 Eliza WOOTTON 2
08/10/1854 Emma GREEN 2
09/10/1854 Stephen TAPP 3
14/10/1854 Ellen WOOTTON 16
20/10/1854 Newman RATCLIFFE 81
20/10/1854 Jesse PACKER 2
22/10/1854 Euphemia WOOTTON 6
23/10/1854 Charles WOOTTON 3
07/11/1854 Ellen SANDERS 3
20/11/1854 Rachel PRICE 17
22/11/1854 Phabe WOODWARD 60
28/11/1854 Robert PRICE 4

 

 

 

         

 

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