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Volume of Broadsides on thefts, murder, burglary, robbery and elections
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1792-1859
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p.1Stockport, 16 May 1792: resolutions of a meeting to consider the erection of a new poor houseSTOLEN out of a cart in Market Street Lane, 19 May 1792: handkerchiefs and other cloth from a cart belonging to Charles Garlick of ChaddertonBURGLARY from the house of Miss Amery, The Old Hall, Stone, Staffordshire, 17 May 1792: a gown and other clothing[incomplete][10 Aug 1793 James Ryal White Lion Withington on Thursday instant in the morning missed 6 silver tea spoon marked & 4 more, 1 pair of silver tea tongs marked]p.2Licence for vending medicines in the country to Mr Dana [Edman Larty] of Liverpool for one year from 12 Oct 1791[incomplete]STRAYED a black and white cow, from the back of a cart near the Bull's Head, CornBrook, imagined to have gone towards Flixton or Stretford. Apply to Mr Robert Rutter, Swan, Shude-hill for reward and expenses 1792p.3Request for information from Mr Matthew Hudson, Keeper of the House of Correction in Middlewich, Cheshire, 12 Jun 1792: on Daniel Davies, Benjamin Lewin and Rebecca Lewin alias Lowry alias Overton alias Lloyd, who had in their possession clothing and other itemsA RESCUE, 15 Aug 1792: a reward of 10 guineas for information on a riotious assembly of people in and around the premises of Edward Redford, Newton Lane, Manchester, then in custody of Thomas Tonge, which led to the rescue of Redford and the assault of TongueSTOLEN a dark Brown horse, from a close occupied by Mr. Hardy, in Great-Horton-Lane near Bradford, Yorkshire, on Friday night the 21st of September. A reward of five guineas, besides all reasonable charges, offered to anyone who can give information or apprehend the Offender(s).Notice describing the theft of a new lead cistern from the house of Joseph Seddon of Ordfal on Sunday morning, 2rd September, 1792. A reward of five guineas offered to anyone with information. Notice dated 3rd September 1792.STOLEN or TAKEN IN MISTAKE a pack containing four pieces of Fustians, viz. on 2nd October, 1792 out of the passage of the Higher Swan, Market-Street-Lane, Manchester. Apply to George Thompson for a reward of two guineas.p.4Request for the Friends to the Liberties of Mankind to meet at the Bull's Head on 18 September, 1792 to set on foot a relief of Brethren in France suffering all consequences of the war. Dated 11 September 1792.BURGLARY from the house of Samuel Hewitt at Waw Bank near Daresbury in Chester betwixt the 28th and 29 of September, 1792: a silver watch made by Edward Harrison no. 708 and various articles of clothing. Offered: a reward of ten guineas for information.Notice describing a burglary into the stable of Thomas Chomondeley of Vale Royal. Stolen: boots, waistcoats, various articles, as well as a hamper containing ale, wine, and six silver spoons. Apply to Mr. Chomondeley for a reward of 100 guineas.Announcement containing a clipping describing the escape of Mary Mooney, a felon, from Manchester on 24 September 1709. Additional clipping on the Bankruptcy of William Crompton.STOLEN by Mary Elizabeth, servant to Mr. Thomas Berry of Manchester, who abandoned her service and took with her eight silk handkerchiefs, various garments and ribbons, a half guinea in gold, and a silver teaspoon. Apply to Mr. Thomas Berry or Mr. Unite of the Deputy Constable for reward. 29 September, 1792.LOST on Tuesday evening between Bridgewater Arms and Altrincham, two letters. A reward offered. p.5A ROBBERY on 24 October, 1792: Mr. James Grandtrix was attacked on Sale Moor and robbed of his watch and money. A reward of 10 guineas to anyone with information. Altrincham, 25th October, 1792.STOLEN on the night of 15 October or early in the morning on the 16th out of the stove at Mr. James Bayley's Croft in Newton, six pieces of Half Ell and Cotton Thicksets. Apply to The Committee for the Persecution of Felons for reward.p.6ESCAPED from the House of Correction at Preston on 10 November 1791, James-Cook Campbell, Thomas-Perry Roberts, James Gregory. A reward of five guineas offered. Dated 11 November, 1791.ESCAPED on Friday 16, November, 1792: William Proudlove. Two Guineas offered in reward for apprehension. Announcement describing the Power and Duty of Watchmen appointed under the Manchester and Salford Police Act to uphold the law. November 23rd, 1792.p.7STOLEN out of the Bleaching Grounds of Peel, Yates's, and Co, at the Chamber House near Bury: various shawls and faBrics. Apply with information for a reward of 10 guineas. FeBruary 12th, 1793.MURDER and robberies. Murder of Mr. Thomas Ward who was robbed of his money. Further robberies of Mr. John Hall and Mr. William Hodgson who were robbed of their money, watches and chains. Apply with information to the Stafford Association for a reward of 50 guineas. Stafford, 12th February, 1793.p.8FELONY on 13th FeBruary, 1793 at Coffee Room at the Bridgewater Arms. Items stolen include: various spoons, five guineas in gold, food including sugar and butter. Apply to George Warren or Mr. Unite for a reward of two guineas.Announcement of the Executions of John Biddle, Richard Ellis, and John Betley on 20th of March 1793, for the murder of Thomas Ward, attorney. p.9STOLEN out of a Tenter Field near St. John's Church, Manchester, on Friday Night of Saturday morning the 16th: two pieces of cloth, belonging to Mr. Edward Alderfey and Joseph Taylor, respectively. Apply to the Society for the Persecution of Felons with information for a reward of five guineas.STOLEN out of a cart between Milk-Street and Red Cross Street, Manchester, on the 20th of April 1793: a wrapper parcel. Apply to Richard Unite, Deputy Constable, Dolefiled, with information for a reward of one guinea.STOLEN, out of a horse cart on 27th of April, 1793: beer, raisins, roman vitriol, and cockles. Apply to Mr. Smith at the Boar's Head, Hide's Cross, Manchester, with information for a reward of one guinea. Dated April 29th, 1793.p.10STOLEN on Monday, April 29, 1793, out of the caravan of John Partington: one piece of grey velveret. Apply to The Committee at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester, with information for a reward of five guineas. STOLEN out of a warehouse in High Street: a truss containing callicoes and chints. Apply with information to Mr. Unite, Deputy Constable, Dolefield, for a reward of two guineas. Manchester, 7th May, 1793.STOLEN on Tuesday 25 May, 1793: a pocketbook containing three bills. Apply to J. Harrop's Shop for a reward of ten guineas. Hired for Buxton on Thursday 6 June, 1793: an eight year old mare, believed to have been hired by a fresh looking man with light coloured hair. Apply with information to Richard Howarth, Horse-keeper, Dolefield for a reward of one guinea. p.11Public Notice to all persons who neglected to pay their assessments under the Manchester Police Act ending on the 24th of June, 1793 that they will be proceeded against if no payment is made by the following Thursday. Signed Milne and Serjeant, Clerks to the Commissioners. Manchester, FeBruary 17, 1794.ROBBERY at the warehouse belonging to William Crompton, in Market Street Lane, of the various rope, cord, and Broken patterns. Apply with information for a reward of five guineas.STOLEN on the night of 15 October, 1793 or morning of 16th October 1793, out of the stove of Mr. James Bayley's Croft in Newton: six pieces of Half Ell and Cotton Thicksets. Apply with information to the Committee for the Persecution of Felons at the Golden Lion in Deansgate, Manchester, for a reward of five guineas.p.12Stolen out of a field of Mr. M. Marshall's Near Blakeley Mill: 10 shirts and various other garments. Apply with Information to the Society for the Persecution of Felons, at the Golden Lion in Deansgate, Manchester, for a reward of five guineas. Manchester, October, 1793.[the names of the watchmen: William Whitehead, Thomas Whitehead, Aron Gonson, James Wright, Charles Folds, William Parthington, Joseph Lock, John Sharples.]Compting House Broke: on the night of 30 October, 1793, at the Compting House of Messrs, Proctor, and Atkinson, (wine merchants), three bills were stolen. Apply with information for a reward of twenty pounds. Lancaster, 31st October 1793.Robbery at the shop of Ralph Wilcoxon, Merchanter. Goods stolen: 40 pairs of men's Breeches, various pieces of cloth, waistcoats, stript toilants, scarlet and buff kerfameres. Apply with information for a reward of five guineas to Mr. Wilcoxon. 28 October, 1793. LOST several five guinea notes drawn by Robert Coales, Banker, Birmingham. Apply to Mr. Unite, Deputy Constable, at the Police Office, King Street, Manchester. Birmingham, Nov. 8, 1793. p.13SHOP BrOKEN, Lancaster, 31st October, 1793. The shop of Mr. William Anderson, Silversmith, was Broke open. Goods stolen: 80 gold, silver, and metal watches, 10 dozen silver tea spoons, 3 dozen silver table spoons, various other silver jugs and utensils, a dozen gold Brooches, 40 gold wedding rings, 6 dozen silver thimbles, and various other gold and silver items. Also stolen: new silver watches, old silver watches, and old metal watches. Apply with information leading a conviction to William Anderson for a reward of fifty pounds.p.14Runaway Apprentices on 2nd November 1793 Benjamin Puton and Thomas Parker absconded from the service of Edward Turner, Wolverhampton. Reward for apprehension of one guinea, paid by John Salt, keeper. Dated 9 November, 1793.Croft Breakers at the Bleaching Grounds of J. and J. Hall, Dyers, Ardwick Bridge, Manchester. Stolen: 1 genoa velveteen. Reward of five guineas for information, supplied by The Committee for the Persecution of Felons and Receivers of Stolen Goods, the Gold Lion, Manchester. 13 November, 1793. A FORGERY, Public Office, Bow Street, on the Bank of England by James Lyon. A two hundred pound reward offered to anyone with information leading to his imprisonment. 13 November, 1793. FELONY stolen from one of the lodging rooms at the Bull's Head in the Market Place, Manchester on Saturday, 16 November 1793, five full trimmed t-shirts, various stockings and handkerchiefs, waistcoats, buckles, etc. Apply with information leading to a conviction to Mr. Unite, at the Police Office, King Street, Manchester. 19, November, 1973. ROBBERY of a furnished room belonging to Mr. Thomas Baxter. Stolen goods include a pair of sheets, blanket, looking glass, 2 hand boards, a copper pan, a teapot, a salt seller thought to be taken by a woman from Stockport. Apply with information leading to conviction for a reward of one guinea to Thomas Baxter. 23 September, 1793. p.15BURGLARY on Monday night or early on Tuesday morning the 25th or 26th of November, 1793 at the house of Robert Farnsworth of Derby. Three men apprehended, one still at large. Reward of twenty guineas for the apprehension of James Murray, about 35 years of age, carrying a considerable amount of money and an inscribed silver watch. Apply to Robert Farnsworth or Mr. Jessop. BURGLARY on Monday night or early on Tuesday morning the 25th of 26th of November, 1793. Stolen goods: two silver watches, on silver cup, two silver teaspoons, and two large meat spoons. James Murray and Michael Rock are suspected and at large. Reward of five guineas for apprehension and conviction of either man from Mr. Robert Farnsworth of Condor. p.16CROFT BrEAKERS stolen Genoa Thickset and velveteen night of the 29th or morning of 30th of November, 1793 from J & J Hall, Ardwick Bridge, Manchester. A five guineas reward from the Committee for the Prosecution of Felons and Receivers of Stolen Goods at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester and a fifteen guineas reward from J & J Hall.STOLEN out of a Croft in Back Lane, Salford, belonging to Daniel Brierly & Son Dyers on night of the 2nd or morning of the 3rd December 1793, 17 pieces of Fustians in the Grey and in a wet state, converting of elliot cords and thickset cords. Mr. Brierly will call upon Mr. Unite at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Johnson & Johnson, 3rd Dec. 1793 p.17To dyers and bleachers, now in the hands of Mr. Unite, deputy constable of Manchester, two ends of velveteen, taken from a suspicious person. They appear both to have belonged to the same piece and are in a state nearly fit for dying. It is supposed they are stole form some croft, being very wet when taken from the person.EXECUTION OF ROBERT WATT - a true and particular account of the execution of Robert Watt, for high treason, at Edinburgh. Psalms read and prayers were given. Watt was hung with a rope, and died in 1 XXXfrac12; minutes. When they cut him down a XXXfrac12; hour later the executioner decapitated him, and held up his head and proclaimed XXXquot;this is the head of a traitorXXXquot;. There was no disturbance from the crowds. p.18CROFT BREAKERS Broke into the bleaching grounds of D. Brierly and Son, Back lane, Salford, Manchester, last night or early this morning, December 3, 1793, and stole 17 pieces of Eliot's cords, thickset cords and tabby cords, all of them in a state for bleaching. Five guineas reward from the Committee for the Prosectuion of Felons and Receivers of Stolen Goods at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester and a 15 guineas reward from D. Brierley and SonSTOLEN out of the dwelling house of Thomas Aldcroft in Wright's Court, Market Street Lane, Manchester, on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 19, 1793, betwixt the hours of one and three, one piece of tabby cord. Whoever will give information leading to a conviction will receive one guinea, apply to Mr. Aldcroft.p.19ROBBERY. Two trunks stolen out of the London Waggon about the 5th of January 1794, between Liverpool and Lawton. They contained variety of bed linens, petticoats and other underclothes, many dresses/gowns some of silk or satin, shoes, stockings, gloves and jewellery, etc. Reward for information, upon conviction, of 10 guineas from Messrs. Twiss and Morris of Lawton or from their agent, L. Sutton of Liverpool. If any of the goods are offered for pawn or sale, it is requested the persons and goods may be stopped and notice given.STOLEN out of Mr. Morris's wagon between Manchester and Eccles on Thursday night, the first of October, a box, directed for Mrs. Bayley, at Hope, near Manchester containing gowns, petticoats, stockings, handkerchiefs, cap, cloak and bathing dresses. Whoever gives information that leads to a conviction shall receive five guineas by applying to Mr. John Scott, Windmill, Dolefield, Manchester.p.20STOLEN, last night or early this morning, FeBruary 2nd, out of a stable in Nottingham Fields, a Bay Gelding, fifteen hands and a half high, four years old, cut tail, two white feet behind, etc. Whoever Brings said horse to Samuel Richards or if stolen leads to the conviction of the thieves shall receive five guineas. Supposed to be taken by two men, one with a blue smock, frock, about 5 feet 5 inches high, the other a tall man about 5 feet 11.A MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE for the Relief of Seamen's Relatives on the 14th of Feb., 1794, in the Assembly Room within the Exchange. All persons making application must produce a certificate, be it marriage, birth, etc and verified under oath by Justice of the Peace. They must also produce a certificate from captain of ship or captain of port, verifying status of seaman, and must show they have no means of supporting themselves. Recommendations by subscribers should be delivered to Mr. John Kearsley in Tythbarn Street before twelve o'clock on Thursdays.MAIL ROBBERY on Monday the 17th of Feb, 1794 about a quarter past four o'clock in the morning, the post boy, carrying the Chester Mail on horseback for Liverpool to Woodside Ferry was stopped half mile from Neston and the Chester and the Neston mail bags taken from him by two men on foot. One is described as youngish, stout, about 5 feet 5 inches, long hair, light coat, round hat with torn Brim, the other a tall, slender man, about 5 feet 10, dark hair, dark coat and round hat. An apprehension that leads to conviction will get 200 pounds over and above the reward given by Act of Parliament for apprehending highwaymen.p.21PUBLIC NOTICE, The Commissioners of the Police have this Day come to a determination, to prosecute all persons who shall hereafter be found wheeling barrows or hand-carts on the foot-ways, or carrying Sedan chairs, riding horses or driving cattle thereon; or galloping horses in the streets. And one half of the penalties will be allowed to the person who shall inform in any of the cafes aforesaid. Milne and Serjeant, Clerks to the Commissioners, Manchester Police Office, FeBruary 17th, 1794.MAIL ROBBERY, post boy that was carrying the mail, who was stopped on the 17th by two men and robbed outside of Neston. The two men suspected of robbing the mail are Samuel Norman, 26 years old, a Butcher, 5 feet 8 inches, face marked with the small pox, small eyes, blue coat, corduroy Breeches, round hat and Daniel Matthews, 28 years old, a labourer, 5 feet 5 inches, Brown hair, large teeth, has sailors blue jacket, two blue spotted neck handkerchiefs, has a cut under right ear that has grown to a lump. Whoever apprehends the offenders will get 40 pounds by Act of Parliament and 200 pounds from Post Office. Stephen Palin, Post-masterp.22STOLEN out of the wardrobe in Fodergill's Court, Manchester between Saturday the 8th and Tuesday the 25th of FeBruary, 1794, nine pieces of grey fustians, whoever will Bring the offenders to Mr. Unite, Deputy Constable of Manchester will be handsomely rewarded. Cutters, Dressers and Dyers are desired to notice such goods, if offered to them, and Tradesmen, if offered for sale in their present grey state.STOLEN, out of print - croft at Cross-Hall near Chorley, on Monday night, March 10, 1794, ten pieces of Printed Calicoes, in the following states, whoever apprehends the offenders, will receive on conviction a reward of twenty guineas by applying to Birch, Rees, Duxbury and Co.p.23STOLEN, from the house of Nenin Smith, New Boar's Head, Hyde's Cross, on Tuesday the 11th instant, between one and two o'clock in the afternoon, a bag containing cotton weft. and cotton wraps. And whereas two persons are now in custody, on a strong suspicion of having stolen the said goods, whoever has bought or received the same is requested to give information to the said Nenin Smith.CROFT BrEAKING, on the 30th of April or 1st of May, 1794, was stolen out of the croft of John Birch of Pendleton, calicos and velveret, whoever will give information, shall on conviction receive a reward of five guineas from the Society for the Prosecution of Felons, at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester.MAD DOGS, whereas there have lately been many mad dogs in this Town and Neighbourhood: We hereby give notice, that we have appointed proper persons to pursue and destroy all such as are suspected of being Mad; and do request, that all persons will confine their dogs, in order to prevent, as much as possible the spreading of this dreadful evil. Manchester, 2nd May, 1794.p.24Augmentation of the Miltia, a meeting having been lately holden at Northwich for the purpose of subscribing for raising Volunteers to be added to the present establishment of the militia of this county, notice is hereby given to the gentlemen, clergy, tradesmen and others in the Town and Neighbourhood of Stockport, that a meeting of the like purpose will be holden on Saturday the 3rd day of May 1794 at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, at the house of Joseph Heamer, the Dog and Partridge Inn, in Stockport.To be Sold by Auction, at No. 15 Ancoats-lane, Manchester, on Monday the 5th of May, 1794 at ten o'clock in the forenoon, several sorts of goods, consisting of various household furniture and shop counters, storage and utensils.p.25LOST, Oldham, 2nd May 1794, a black leather pocket book, containing sundry bills of exchange, as under, likewise some memorandums. Payment of the above bills is stopped , so that they will be of no use but to the Owner. Whoever will Bring the same to William Lawson, Angel Inn, Oldham or to No. 42, Kennedy Street, Manchester shall receive a reward of five guineas Notice is hereby Given, to the Mule spinners of the Town of Manchester, and the Country adjacent, will meet on Newton Heath on Monday the 12th of May instant, at two o'clock in the afternoon, to consult and consider, the most effectual and lawful manner to procure a redress of the various grievances that embarrass the trade at present. We mean to conduct ourselves in a lawful and peaceable manner.Notice is hereby Given, to Linen and Cotton Broadware Weavers, in and near Manchester. That they are desired to meet upon Newton Heath, on Monday next the 21st instant 1794, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, in order to adopt some plan for the better regulation and advancement of our present wages. All persons so attending are desired to meet in a peaceable manner.STOLEN or Stray'd, out of a close between Tutbury and Horninglow, in the county of Stafford, on Wednesday night or early on Thursday morning, May 29, 1794, a dusky black horse, 15 hands high, 2 white feet behind, he is a half-Bred horse. If stolen, whoever gives information leading to conviction shall receive five guineas by applying to Mr. Peter Bacon and also five guineas from the treasurer of the Tutbury Association. If strayed, whoever Brings him shall be handsomely rewarded.p.26HOUSE BrEAKING, whereas the dwelling-house of Thomas Ogden, weaver, situated in a place commonly called the Old Five Houses, in Newton-Lane, was Broke into on Thursday night or early Friday morning last, the 30th of May 1794 and part of two pieces of grey calico were cut out of the looms and taken away. Whoever will discover the Offender, on conviction will receive a reward of five guineas from the Society for the Prosecution of Felons at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester.STOLEN or STRAYED, on Saturday night, June 7, or early Sunday morning, June 8, 1794, out of a pasture, belonging to Lawrence Crompton, near the stocks, in Worsley, near Manchester, a BLACK MARE, of the cart kind, eleven years old and a BLACK GELDING, not a good colour, near fifteen hands high, seven years old. Whoever will give such information as may be the means of recovering them, shall receive a reward of five guineas from Lawrence Crompton. STOLEN or STRAYED, on Saturday night, June 7, or early Sunday morning, June 8, 1794, out of a pasture, belonging to Lawrence Crompton, near the stocks, in Worsley, near Manchester, a BLACK MARE, of the cart kind, eleven years old and a BLACK GELDING, not a good colour, near fifteen hands high, seven years old. Whoever will give such information as may be the means of recovering them, shall receive a reward of five guineas from Lawrence Crompton. STOLEN or STRAYED, on Saturday night, June 7, or early Sunday morning, June 8, 1794, out of a pasture, belonging to Lawrence Crompton, near the stocks, in Worsley, near Manchester, a BLACK MARE, of the cart kind, eleven years old and a BLACK GELDING, not a good colour, near fifteen hands high, seven years old. Whoever will give such information as may be the means of recovering them, shall receive a reward of five guineas from Lawrence Crompton. Manchester, June 9, 1794p.27Manchester Races 1794, Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13, including a description of races and horses, to start each day precisely at one o'clock, cocking, assemblies and ordinaries as usual and plays at the Theatre-Royal.Preston Races, 1794, to start each day at one o'clock, Tuesday 22nd July - Thursday the 24th, including a description of races and horses. During the race week a main of cocks will be fought between the Earl of Derby and J. Clifton, Esqr. for 10 guineas a battle and 200 the main - to begin fighting on Monday. p.28STOLEN, last night or early this morning, June 24, 1794, out of the croft of James Barton, situate in Openshaw, near Manchester, One piece of Velveteen and one piece of Genoa Thickset. Whoever will discover the offender shall, on conviction, receive a reward of five guineas from the Society for the Prosecution of Felons, at the Golden Lion, Deansgate, Manchester.ROBBERY, stolen out of the wagon belonging to Messrs. Richard Milnes and Co., between the hours of seven and nine o'clock on the evening of Tuesday the 16th September, 1794, on the road betwixt Manchester and Dob-lane-End, near Newton Heath, three pieces of Calico, printed. Any person with information leading to conviction, will receive a reward of 10 guineas by applying to Richard Milnes and Co. or to Mr. Thomas Padget, their agent.p.29CROFT BrEAKING, stolen, last night or early this morning, September 16th, 1794, out of the Bleaching Ground belonging to Thomas Thweat, situate at Burnden, near Bolton-le-Moors, part of two pieces of cotton Broads, about half-bleached. Whoever will give information shall, upon conviction, receive five guineas reward.Manchester Market, notice is hereby given, by Sir John Parker Mosley, Bart., the owner of the said Market. That all persons who shall hereafter sell any grain , provisions, or other articles, commonly sold in Markets, in any Inn, Public House, Room, or other Place, not being in the open Market at Manchester, aforesaid, on any Market Day, every such Person will be prosecuted as the Law directs.p.30PENALTY for carrying letters illegally, General Post Office, Sept 1794, A cause was tried at the last Assizes for the County of Warwick, Brought by order of His Majesty's Postmaster General, against Joseph Whitmore, a common carrier between Warwick and Birmingham, for illegally collecting and carrying letters. It is hoped this will be a warning to all carriers, coachmen and other Persons, not to carry letters, as their lordships are determined after this Notice, to prosecute all such to the utmost of the Law.TEN GUINEAS BOUNTY, will be given to every Young Man five feet six inches high, or upwards, whose character for honesty and loyalty shall be unquestionable, as no Men will be accepted in this regiment, who shall not answer this description. The rendezvous for enrolling recruits is at the sign of the Dog, in Exchange Street, Manchester where proper persons will attend to receive Volunteers. The officers and a full recruiting party intend to parade the Town of Manchester, with martial music, on, Saturday the 25th of October, 1794 at twelve o'clock. Drums and Fifes wanted for the recruiting service.p.31STOLEN, from the covering or top of the Shambles in the New Market in the month of June last, a considerable quantity of lead, and sometime in the present month of November, another parcel of lead. Whoever will give information on offender shall, on conviction, receive five guineas from Mr. James Wild, at Hulme-Place, Manchester. 24th November, 1794.STOLEN, on Tuesday evening last, November 25th, 1794, out of the Warehouse of Joseph Sanderlon, No. 20 Merchant's Square, Manchester, betwixt the hours of five and eight o'clock, a quantity of White and Grey Goods, including cords and muslinett.Hades, 26th November 1794, in the fourth year of the reign of Timothy, who was chosen Officer of Argob that the sect of people called Reformers (who prosper in the Hall of Pandemonium) conspired together and said, let us choose out from among ourselves governors, rulers, officers, and men of cunning devices and let us cry down justice, and discharge and put away the officer of Argob, and whoever will not become one of us , let him not hold any office, and we will deny the Tribe of well-doers and confess the sect of violent ones and we will entirely overthrow the Britannic Constitution.WHEREAS on Saturday night, the 7th of Feb instant some wicked and ill disposed person or persons entered the pleasure grounds of Nathaniel Milne at Prestwich-Wood, and Broke a statue or figure of wood, placed in the same grounds and stole and carried away the left arm and shoulder, and a spear which was fixed in the right hand. Whoever will give information against the offender shall, on conviction, be paid a reward of five guineas by Nathaniel Milne, Prestwich-Wood, Feb. 9, 1795.p.32An account of part of the goods missed at Castle Quay, FeBruary 9th, 1795, including various types of cloth.To Silversmiths, PawnBrokers, and others, STOLEN, from a house in St. Ann's Square, on or since Saturday last, the 14th instant, a Silver Tankard, if offered to be stopped or pawned, stop the parties and give information to Mr. Harrop, printer, and any person discovering offender shall, on conviction, receive five guineas reward by applying as above. Manchester, Feb. 20, 1795.p.33STOLEN, in Bury, March 5th, 1795, out of a person's pocket, a black leather pocket-book, containing a bill, value 30XXXpound;, also a Bank of England Note, value 25XXXpound;. Whoever will Bring them to Mr. James Hapwood, Rochdale; Mr. Hilton, Sadler, Market-Place, Manchester; Mr. John Lonsden, Haslingden; or to the Old White Horse, Bury, shall receive a reward of Five guineas.This is to acquaint the Public at large and the Country in general, that on the tenth of March, 1795, there will be a meeting at the Cloth Hall, Salford, where will then be the following Goods on Sale: a large assortment of Hops and Clover seeds, an assortment of leather, all kinds of woollens, linens, muslins, stockings and hardware. The above to continue selling six days.p.34An account of money etc., and a counter drawer found at the back of Garrett Lane by John Bent; ten shillings and ten pence halfpenny and ten farthings in copper, six pence in silver, one check apron, some crates belonging to the charity given at the police office, March 26, 1795.ABSCONDED, from Stayley Bridge, with a sum of money, a man, about five feet, five inches high, and supposed to be near fifty years of age, dark grisled short hair, he had on a n old snuffy Brown coat, and a pair of white flannel Breeches, calls himself by name Thomas Boune, and is by trade a collier. Any person apprehending the above man and Bringing him to Edward Antrobus, of Stayley Bridge, shall receive five guineas reward. March 28, 1795.STOLEN, 12th April 1795, 3 silver teaspoons, marked EG, 3 silver teaspoons market EG, one silver cream jug, old, fashioned in the form of a butterboat with a pearl edge end, pearl being Broke off, marked in the handle EG.April 22, 1795, Bradbury& Hissons, dept at 2 mo to Samuel Moulsdale upon Rowlandson & Bevin for XXXpound;20 ____ Holy were Cotton Twist Company at 2 mo to Joseph Sanders upon Jones Barker for XXXpound;20.p.35WANTED a few handsome young met, to fill up a regiment of fencible cavalry now raising by Col. Dunlap. All young men, who wish to protect their King, constitution, and the fair ones of their country, (which all true Britons have ever at heart) will meet the encouragement they merit, by applying to Quarter-master F. Brierley, No. 58 Bridge-street, Manchester, 2nd April, 1795. Not to go out of the Kingdom.NOTICE is hereby Given, that a public meeting of the Reforming Lay-payers, will be held at the Bridgewater Arms, on Tuesday in Easter Week, from whence the Society mean to go in procession to the old Church, to elect Officers for the ensuing season, and anyone who would desert should leave before the conflict has begun, Richard Roberts Crafty, Secretary, 2nd April, 1795.p.36FELONY in picking pockets, Manchester, May 9, 1795, this day Mr. Robert Bowker of Bowker Bank near Manchester had his pocket picked at Manchester, of a black leather letter case, containing Bills of exchange and bank notes. Whoever will give information against the offender shall, on conviction, receive a reward of ten guineas from Mr. Bowker.DESERTED, from a recruiting party of the 93rd regiment of foot, on Tuesday the 12th of May, late at night. John Hughes, alias Davis, five feet five inches and three quarters high, swarthy complexion, grey eyes, Brown hair, by trade a shoemaker. One guinea reward for whoever will apprehend the above deserter, and lodge him in any of his Majesty's Jails, or deliver him up to his recruiting party at Manchester. If he delivers himself up to his Party, on or before Saturday next, all shall be well and he freely pardoned. May 18th, 1795.p.37BURGLARY, Manchester, May 18th, 1795, one o'clock this morning, No. 46 King-Street was Broken into, the fol
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Volume of Broadsides on thefts, murder, burglary, robbery and elections
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1792-1859
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GB127.BR_FF_942.72_S176
Level of description:
Fonds
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7181303
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