Mrs. Annie Slevin, who was burnt to death in the fire which resulted from the overturning of a lamp at 7, Northampton street, Clerkenwell, was buried yesterday. The coffin, which was of polished elm, with brass fittings, was covered with wreaths and floral emblems, and bore the following inscription: "Annie Slevin, died Aug. 28, 1895; aged 30 years." The open hearse in which tho coffin was conveyed was followed by a mourning coach containing the husband (whose hands were still swathed in bandages), his little daughter, and his two sisters, and a sister-in-law of the deceased, to the Kensal-green cemetery where the interment took place in the Catholic portion. Amongst those at the graveside were three sisters of the deceased, who had not joined in the funeral procession, but had driven to the cemetery in a private cab. All were affected to tears, and the service passed off without any disorder.
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), September 8, 1895.