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Devon county lunatic asylum Friends
Posted by Lesley Whiteman on 20/4/2018, 2:16 pm
A few years ago I managed to visit Devon and found some of the records which Jeff Ellis has put so much work into. But I have a question my 2X great grandfather was admitted April 1878 and died in the Asylum March 1902. I found medical records of the last three years of his life along with his death report. It says that an autopsy was refused by his friends. would these have been friends of the asylum, or would they have been his personal friends does anyone know?
Also I didn't know about the record 3769A/ADD4 where this may show friends addresses.
I did visit the cemetery,it is private and there are no markers but it does have a lovely old Lynch gate. regards