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Read All About It - Neston Newspaper Clippings from Days Gone By - Part 9

Published: 22nd April 2014 08:21

More newspaper clippings revealing some of Neston's past.

Our thanks to John Cartlidge for researching them.

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All articles below are (c) British Library Board.

First this week, poor James misses out on Christmas:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

A series of (very) petty crimes dealt with in the Cheshire Observer of 1st July 1894:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Next up, a rather odd combination of crimes - bigamy and poaching!  Reported in the Chester Chronicle on 9th April 1813:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Drunkeness at the Red Lion in Parkgate?  Whatever next!  From the Cheshire Observer of 28 July 1900:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

From the Chester Courant of 20th June 1815, sad news from Neston Colliery:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Much excitement - a new lighthouse!  From the Chester Chronicle of 18th December 1775:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Finally for this week, Jubilee celebrations in Neston and Parkgate, as reported in the Liverpool Mercury of 29 July 1897:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

More next week.

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At 11:29 on 22nd April 2014, merrymac commented:
brilliant. Keep them coming. It's often the same 5-6 family names that keep appearing before the Magistrates: cottrell, Bushell etc. My last boss in London was a cottrell. Often wondered about his parentage???

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