Saturday, 31 December 2011

31st December 1811: Lace frame destroyed in Nottingham

On New Years Eve, the owner of a Lace frame in Nottingham left his house on Milk Street to undertake his duties as a Special Constable for the evening. During his shift, his frame was destroyed by Luddites, who clearly knew his movements that evening.

As recorded in the Nottingham Review of 3rd January 1811.

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