Sunday, 8 January 2012

8th January 1812: Windmill attacked at Bulwell Forest, arson at Bagthorpe

On Wednesday evening the 8th January, a windmill at Bulwell Forest was broken into, and some of the machinery was damaged.

At Bagthorpe Farm, a barn belonging to a Mrs Dakin was set alight and largely destroyed, along with the contents.

As reported in the Leeds Mercury of 18th January 1812 and Conant & Baker in their report at HO 42/119.

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