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John Murphy (cholera victim)

John Murphy (cholera victim)

Person  Male  Born 1826  Died 1/10/1848

Categories: Tragedy

First victim of the 1848 cholera outbreak in Lambeth. 22 year-old unemployed labourer of 26 Lower Fore Street.  He fell ill on 30 September 1848 and died the following morning. 

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Cholera - Lambeth - 1848-9

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