8th July 1849 - first death in Salisbury cholera epidemic

752px-Punch-A_Court_for_King_CholeraThe first death from the Salisbury Cholera Epidemic occurred on the 8th July 1849[1].

I’m afraid I don’t know any more detail about this death. I’ll try to find out.

Tags: #nopic, #todo, #northey

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[1] The Popular History Of Old & New Sarum. T. J. Northy, Published by the Wiltshire County Mirror & Express Co. Ltd., 1897. Page 254. Available digitally on the Internet Archive - URL: https://archive.org/stream/popularhistoryof00nort/popularhistoryof00nort_djvu.txt.

[2] File:Punch-A Court for King Cholera.png - Wikimedia Commons, URL: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Punch-A_Court_for_King_Cholera.png

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