6 months after Thomas was found “Not Guilty” the family were struck by tragedy – one all to common on the poor streets of Notting Hill.

Thomas and Elizabeth’s daughter, Ann was just shy of 4 years old. Suddenly, at about 10pm one night, Ann started vomiting. By 6 am she was dead

An inquest was held at The Britannia and the coroner was quick to conclude that Ann had succumbed to cholera.

History of Cholera.