Cranmer Local History Group
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Cranmer Local History Group Newspaper Archive


Nottingham Evening Post
Tuesday 16th June 1891
Supposed Suicide at Aslockton
Mrs. Nix, wife of Samuel Nix, publican of the Cranmer Arms, died, it is believed, from the effects of poison, self-administered, on Saturday night.
She was attending to business until shortly before 10, when she went upstairs. Her husband, after closing the house, sat down to his supper, when his wife startled him by returning from her bedroom and telling him that she had taken some poison. Mr. Nix at once administered emtics, and afterwards hastened to Bingham for medical assistance, but the deceased had meanwhile succumbed
 
 
 
 
 
 
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