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death of a Swinnerton child
« on: Monday 13 May 19 17:42 BST (UK) »
Hi
I am looking for any information of a death of a Colleen Swinnerton she was only a child at time of death. I suspect it was in Bendigo Victoria.
thanks,
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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #1 on: Monday 13 May 19 18:25 BST (UK) »
Colleen Doris Swinnerton
Birth year 1954
Age 4 years died 1958
Death place Victoria Australia
Mother Beverley Marg Jordon

Registration number 26711

You will also find her burial on www.findagrave.com

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #2 on: Monday 13 May 19 18:52 BST (UK) »
Yes Rosie thanks for the information.
It is the correct child she had died under
suspicious circumstances.
bswinno

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #3 on: Monday 13 May 19 20:17 BST (UK) »
Maybe some one will be able to find you more information maybe a mention in newspapers

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #4 on: Monday 13 May 19 22:11 BST (UK) »
The Age 9 Sept 1958 - Page 3 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TCUQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=6pQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4172%2C1190249
“Mother 24, on Charge of Murder....

Adding: The Age 25 Sept 1958 - Page 13 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WiUQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=6pQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6000%2C3839873
“Child Murder Case Remand...

The Age 16 Oct 1958 - Page 12 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=3QFQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=M5UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7133%2C2539560
“Woman Sent for Trial of Manslaughter of 4 1/2-year-old Daughter...

SMH 16 Oct 1958 - Page 9 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9X9WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=4eQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7079%2C3829260
“Hang Me” Plea Alleged by Mother...

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 14 May 19 07:00 BST (UK) »
Oh my goodness how sad ..poor wee girl  :'(

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 14 May 19 08:54 BST (UK) »
So sad indeed. I am led to believe that the mother went to trial and was acquitted.
Would the trial also be reported in the local papers?
 

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 14 May 19 09:02 BST (UK) »
https://news.google.com/newspapers 

The Age, Melbourne is in there, under "A"  I am not experienced at the search engine for that link, sorry.

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Re: death of a Swinnerton child
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 15 May 19 07:50 BST (UK) »
Thanks for those of you who answered my request for information.
bswinno