Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 November 2021), November 1859, trial of MARTHA GIBBON (39) ANN SMITH (23) (t18591128-46).

MARTHA GIBBON, ANN SMITH, Killing > infanticide, 28th November 1859.

46. MARTHA GIBBON (39), and ANN SMITH (23) , were charged on the Coroner's inquisition only, with the wilful murder of a new born child of the said Ann Smith's.

The Grand Jury having ignored the bill in this case, MR. METCALFE for the prosecution offered no evidence against the prisoners on the inquisition.