Wednesday, 29 August 2012

29th August 1812: Arms raid at Skircoat, near Halifax

In the night of Saturday 29th August 1812, the house of a man called Haigh at Skircoat, near Halifax was visited by a group of Luddites who took 3 weapons from him.

As reported in the Leeds Intelligencer of 7th September 1812.

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