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CHESTER WOMAN'S SAD END. I — —- DROWNED AT BOSCOMBE. I An inquest was held at Bournemouth last week into the circumstances attend ing the death by drowning of Miss Mary Draycott, whose parents live in Bold- square, Chester. The evidence shewed that do- ceased on the previous Monday (21st inst.) ar- rived in Bournemouth from Chester and entered the. service of the Rev. John Llewellyn and Mrs. Jones Evans, of Bosocmbo, as lady help, having boen highly recommended by a. Chester lady. It was neticed at the time of her arrival that de- ceased looked very strange, and she was asked if she wero tired, and she replied No." On the following day she seemed very depressed and un- happy, and took but little. lood. Sle said she was worried about her father, who was ill. and also that both silo and her mother suffered from insomnia. She rose eariy on Tuesdlay morning as desired, but on Wednesday had to be awakened by her mistress, to whom she said that s he could "get dewn all right." Half an hour later, just before seven o c:look, she was found to have left the house; and at eight o'clock her dead body was found eloso to the" sea shore at Bos- combe, it being evident that she had gone straight to the beach and by some means got into the sea. -Dr. Harden expressed the opinion that death was due to drowning, and sa:d ho found no marks cf v oicnce upon the. body nor anything which would suggest a ClltFe for suicide. It was stated that deceased was 33 years of age, and the coroner and jury did net think it advisable to adjourn the inquiry for the attendance of relatives of de- ceased. and returned a verdict of Found drowned."

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