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Mother Loses her Life in
Trying to Save her Children.
(Smndarrl, january znd, 1902. Daily Telegraph, january and, 1902).
, ELIZABETH Coc;HLAM, aged 26, lost her life on january
Ist, IQO2, in her desire to save the lives of her children.
She lived at Church Path, Albany Road, Stoke
Newington. While in the act of placing a lighted >»
paraflin lamp on the mantelpiece, she knocked the
vessel against the wall, breaking the glass container. i`
The esca in oil i nited, and Mrs. Co hlam’s clothin P
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was soon in flames. Rushing into the yard, she was y.
W seen by neighbours, who extinguished the fire.
On the arrival of the Brigade, although terribly burnt
all over the body, Mrs. Coghlam was still conscious,
and explained how the accident happened. She said i
l Y she rushed into the yard so as not to set the house on
U lite, as her two children were sleeping in the room i
ir r above.
Q She was conve ed to the German Hos ital, Dalston
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Lane, where she died later in the morning.
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