Inquest of Sarah Lawson

Inquest at the Gordon Castle  (corner Argyle and Liverpool streets)

Sarah Standering alias Jacobs came to her death.

Do upon their oath state that the said Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball Pup

of the year aforesaid being engaged taking a pot containing soup off a fire in a room of a certain house situate at Melville street at Hobart Town   Also happening that accidentally casually and by misfortune the clothes which she the said Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball pup then had when body took fire by means whereby the said Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball pup was then and there mortally burnt of which said mortal burning Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball pup from the said incident days of    year of aforesaid until the twelfth day of September of the same year   they and twelfth

Hospital at Hobart Town  aforesaid Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball pup within  the county and island aforesaid did languish and languishing did die on which said twelfth day of September of the year aforesaid  the said Sarah Standering alias Jacobs alias Lawson commonly known as the Ball pup of the    burning aforesaid did die