My father was born in Kent so Kent research is an important part of my genealogy. I'll use this blog to post snippets of interest about Kent or people from Kent, interesting Kent websites or any other Kent miscellany I find.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Death of Lewis Frager


Daily Advertiser ( London, England ), Friday, January 15, 1773

Minster, in the Isle of Sheppey, Jan. 8.
This Evening was interred here, the Body of Lewis FRAGER , many Years Gunner at Sheerness Fort, and Deputy Water-Bailiff for the River Medway.  On Saturday Evening, the 26th ult. a Person brought to the Garrison of Sheerness a Quantity of Oysters for Sale, which FRAGER suspected were dishonestly acquired, and in Consequence of his Office, examined the Vendor concerning them, who, without any other Reply, gave him a violent Blow on the Head, which laid him senseless on the Stones, of which Blow he lingered till the 3d instant, when he expired.

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