VPRS 24 / Box 24
Forest Creek on Susan Bond on 29 Sep 1854 – found in the a tent burnt to death.
There were no signs of violence – Henry Howlett Coroner
Frances Hall, Austin Folwell
Hugh P Jenkins
Witness – William Bond Forest Creek Gold Digger residing at Forest Creek. Was working well when his neighbour told him his wife was burnt to death
Witness Leslie John Walker of Forest Creek Gold digger living at Forest Creek.
“… I have known the deceased the last 3 months, having occasionally gone into her store, and what I have seen of her she was well conducted and quietly disposed woman – and apparently living, as far as I know, on good terms with her neighbours. When I found her she was in a kneeling position, with her head on the ground, and flames underneath her