Poorly Located Monument record BSE 527 - Post Medieval roadside burial of a suicide: Mary Gooch

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Summary

Roadside burial of a suicide, 1823. Formerly recorded as BSE MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 85 65 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86NE
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Mary Gooch, ages 19, took laundanum after she and her lover made a pact to take their lives. Buried at a crossroad, 1823 (S1). Location unknown.

Formerly recorded as BSE MISC

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Folklore Journal. Halliday R,'Roadside Burial of Suicides: An East Anglian Study, Folklore 121, April 2010, 93..

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:38AM

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