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Infant born out of wedlock is thrown into a pond by the father

February 25, 1852 Faringdon, Oxfordshire, England Mary Westall (16) gives birth to a baby whose body is later rolled in a piece of carpet and thrown in a pond Westall had been a servant for saddle maker Christopher Maisey (33) for several years by the time she was impregnated by him. When Westall’s parents learned… Continue reading Infant born out of wedlock is thrown into a pond by the father