Sunday, 29 January 2012

29th January 1812: One stocking frame stolen at New Basford

On Wednesday 29th January, Luddites entered the home of a Mr. Rigby of New Basford. Entering into his workshop upstairs in the property, they bundled the stocking frame out of the window and into the street, then proceeded out of the property and made away with the frame.

As reported in the Nottingham Review of 31st January 1811.

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