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Read All About It - Neston Newspaper Clippings from Days Gone By - Part 10

Published: 29th April 2014 08:46

A further blast from the past with more newspaper clippings featuring Neston in days gone by.

Our thanks to John Cartlidge for researching them.

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All articles below are (c) British Library Board.

First up this week, mourning the passing of a 'faithful and good officer' in the Chester Chronicle of 21 February 1812:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

A very odd one next, with a woman being threatened by a machine!  From the Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser of 31 July 1914:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

The next one is peculiar indeed....from the 'Reynolds Newspaper' (not one we've come across thus far) about the shooting of a magician, no less.  Dated 7 April 1867:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Quite hard to read the next one, but persevere if you can.  False teeth stolen from the Brown Horse, as reported in the Liverpool Mercury of 23 November 1877:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

This is sad...a shopkeeper who died following an accident after she saved the life of a child. Reported in the Liverpool Echo of 20 April 1918:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

Finally for this week, I'm guessing it was a heck of a slow news week in Leicester for the Chronicle of that fair town to bother reporting this on 4 February 1854:

Neston newspaper clippings from days gone by

More next week.  

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