Monday, 30 April 2012

30th April 1812: Large military forces arrive in Manchester

Having left Mansfield the day before, on Thursday 30th April 1812, the Buckinghamshire Militia under Colonel Young arrived in Manchester. They consisted of 800 men, and brought 3 field guns with them.

As reported in the Times of 7th May 1812 and the Lancaster Gazette of 9th May 1812.

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