Monument record TUG 026 - Sowley Green

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Summary

Roadside burial of a suicide, 1731.

Location

Grid reference TL 7063 5087 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL75SW
Civil Parish GREAT THURLOW, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Roadside burial of 1731 recorded in parish register. "Elizabeth Rawe seputa fuit in trivia loco vulgo dicto Sowley Green - buried in the 3 ways in this place commonly called Sowley Green, because with her right hand, she killed herself" (S1; East Anglian daily Times 30 April 1904).
Plotting in HBSMR approximate after above description.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Folklore Journal. Halliday R,'Roadside Burial of Suicides: An East Anglian Study, Folklore 121, April 2010, 83.

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Record last edited

Nov 2 2012 12:20PM

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