"Sudden Death - Mr Posuett, superintendent
preacher of the Methodist Connexion, died suddenly on Sunday night last. He was
in the enjoyment of his usual good health up to the time of his retiring to
rest on Sunday evening when he kneeled at his bedside for some minutes longer
than he occasionally did.
scarcely risen and undressed when his wife was alarmed at hearing a gurgling
noise in his throat. Medical assistance was immediately sent for, but in vain ;
before it was obtained he had ceased to exist".
Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy Harling