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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
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Anne Arthur is visited by an apparition (Anonymous 25) in the evening as she is walking home from work. He asks her where she was and where she is going to which she replies she had been in London selling her ware. Since she is poor, the apparition offers her silver and gold which she refuses.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Dreadful News from the Town of Deptford, in the County of Kent. London: 1685, 2

1685, March 3 Deptford    London, Greater  London  England 
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Anne Arthur claims that the apparition (anonymous 25) frightened her, so she began running to reach her home. The apparition caught up with her, however, and asked her where she was going. Explaining that she was poor and had to work for a living she told him she was going home to Deptford after selling her things in the city. The apparition then allegedly offered her a bag of silver. Still frightened the woman refused and so he offered her a bag of gold which made Arthur scream until people (anonymous 438) came to find her and bring her home. She has since been distracted and disorderly.(1-2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Strange and Dreadful News from the Town of Deptford, in the County of Kent. London: 1685, 1-2

1684, March Deptford    London, Greater  London  England