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Wakefield Charities, Coroner's Note Book
Black Lane, Wakefield, on Saterday the 27th day of May 1882
on view of the body of Timothy Pearson Deceased.

Elizabeth Ann Pearson of Potovens, Wrenthrope, widow, Sworn - Says ,
Deceased was 72 years old and formerly a Market Gardener and Farmer and my Husband. We were married above 50 years ago.
About 9 years ago he was affected with heart disease but he did not adopt any particular treatment. His general health has been good and his appetite has also been good. About 3 or 4 weeks ago he had an attack of pain in his chest and I gave him some Brandy and he came round directly.
Yesterday mourning about 9 o'clock he set off to Wakefield and I expected he would return about 4 o'clock in the Afternoon in the Ominbus.
Between 5 & 6 o'clock hearing that he was dead I came here and saw his body in the Mortuary. E A Pearson
Henry Jessop of Flanshaw Lane, Alverthorp, Farmer & Gardener, Sworn - Says,
Between 4 & 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon I was walking from the Brunswick Hotlel across the Borough Market Place, and I saw the deceased leaning against a wall. He did not appear to ail anything. I went 3 or 4 yards past him & then stood and talked to my nephew for 2 or 3 minutes.
Hearing a noise I turned round and saw the deceased lying on his back. I immediatly raised is head & some people cam and unfastened his shirt neck. He changed colour fast and gave 2 sighs and then Died while I was holding up his head. Police constable Robinson came up and the deceased's body was removed to the Mortuary.
Henry Jessop

William Robinson of Rodney Yard, Westgate, Wakefield, Borough Police constable Sworn - says;
Yesterday Afternoon at 25 minutes to 5 o'clock I was on duty in the Borough Market Place. seeing persons running I went to the end of an empty stall at which an Auctioneer had just before been selling gooods. I open deceased shirt neck and and ran for Dr. Shaller who returned with me, and on examination of deceased said he was quite dead. I caused the body to be brought here and then I searched it.
I found 27,10s,0d - in loose gold in a waistcoat pocket & 3s 8d in the trousers pocket & a knife, a rent book, a key,a pencil & a reciept for 7s 6d.
W<sup>m</sup> Robinson

Hannah Hollings of Barnstow Square in wakefield, Office cleaner Sworn- say;
I helped to undress wash & layout deceased's body which is very stout but healthy looking.
Hannah Hollings

Verdict:- Died from natural causes.
Paid Joe Wright B.S. 1:5:6 Personaal Expenses.



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Free Bmd has Timothy Pearson died aged 76 junQt1882 Wakefield

Sheffield Independant, 29th May 1882,
Mr. Timothy Pearson,
a well know market Gardener, residing at Potovens.
The deceased, who was 72 years of age, and had been suffering from heart desease for some time.

Leeds Times West Yorkshire,   27th May 1882
LOCAL & DISTRICT
Yesterday afternoon, shortly before five o'clock, while Mr. Timothy Pearson, a retired market gardener, was Standing at a stall in the Borough Market, he was observed to fall. Assistance was rendered



The London Gazette, 13th March 1883.
TIMOTHY PEARSON, Deceased.
Pursuant to the Act of Parliament 22nd and 23rd Victoria, chapter 35,intitled "An Act to further amend the Law of Property, and to relieve Trustees."

Notice is hearby given, that all creditors and other persons having any claims or demands against the Estate of Timothy Pearson, late of Wrenthrope, in the parish of Wakefield, in the county of York, Gentleman, deceased (who died on the 26th day of May 1882, and whose will was proved at the District Registry, of the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice at Wakefield on the 12th day of August 1882, by James Artle, of Alverthorpe, in the said county of York, assistant Overseer, and Francis Milthorp, of Wakefield aforsaid, Ink manufacturer, the Executors therein named.)
Are hearby required to send particulars, in writing, of their claims or demands to us, the undersigned Solicitors for the said executors on or before the 30th day of April next, after which they shall then have had notice; and they will not be liable for assets of the said deceased or any part thereof, so distributed to any person or persons of whose claims or demands they shall not then have had notice. Dated this 8th day of March 1883.
JANSONS and Co.; Wakefield. Solicitors for the Executors


Pearson Timothy. Estate £59 15s 6d
12 August 1882
The Will of Timothey Pearson late of Wrenthrope in the parish of
Wakefield in the county of York who died 26 may 1882 at Wakefield
was proved 12 aug 1882 at Wakefield by James Artle of Alverthorpe near Wakefield,
assistant Overseer and Francis Milthorp of Wakefield ink manufacturers
The Executors.

Following Timothy Peason death in 1882
his widow Elizabeth goes to live with her daughter Hannah


1891 census
Source                RG12; Piece: 3520; Folio 8; Page 9; shed 47     
Place                 Bilton with Harrogate district 13 central harrogate
Dwelling              2 Clare ville Terrace  

Hannah      Pearson  head  u 53 Lodging house keeper                  Wrenthrope
Elizabeth A Pearson mother w 79 Living on her own means               Wrenthrope

Family Bible: Elizabeth Ann Pearson nee Ramsden died 14th October 1896
GRO deaths: Elizabeth Ann Pearson aged 84 decqt 1896 Knarsborough (Bilton with Harrogate)
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