Sunday, 28 July 2013

Coroners' Inquest: Sylvia Crispin

Sylvia Alice May Crispin was born in 1901 at Macksville, New South Wales, Australia, to parents Charles Crispin & Charlotte Florence Gill. She died in 1902.

Below is a copy of the Registers of Coroners’ Inquests, 1796 - 1942, for Sylvia (Thank you!)

Coroner's Inquest for Sylvia Crispin. Source:

Date when held: April 2, 1902.
Where held: Commercial Hotel, Nambucca.
Date when received: April 8, 1902
Age: 9 Months
Where born: Taylor’s Arm, Macksville, NSW, Australia.
Locality of Death: LS “Nambucca” on voyage from Sydney to Nambucca.
Verdict: Natural causes, probably failure of the hearts action.

Sylvia was my first cousin, three times removed. Poor little thing. After she died, her parents Charles & Charlotte had two more children before moving to Illinois, USA.

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