Wednesday, 20 June 2012

20th June 1812: Arms raid at the home of John Wood, Huddersfield

John Wood was a shopkeeper in Huddersfield. In the evening of Saturday 20th June 1812, a group of 20 Luddites entered his home and carried away a pistol and a small cask of gunpowder.

As reported in the Leeds Mercury of 11th July 1812.

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