HistoryPoints News

Aug 11, 2016

Killed by a pinprick

Sarah Franke of the Old Vaults Inn, Ruabon, pricked herself with a pin in 1891. She suffered blood poisoning and died, aged 47. Her husband Oscar was an immigrant ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

from Saxony and had taken over the pub after working as a chef for Sir Watkin Williams Wynn. Today the pub has a beer garden beside the Roundhouse, an 18th-century lockup where police took suspects after arrest. For more about the pub and Roundhouse, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the pub or beer garden. Or click here