Friday, 5 October 2012

5th October 1812: Hannah Ramsden acquitted of riot at Leeds Borough Sessions

On Monday 5th October 1812, seemingly the only person brought before a Court for the 3 days of riots in Leeds the previous August was acquitted. At Leeds Borough Sessions, Hannah Ramsden had been charged with rioting on the 19th August 1812.

As reported in the Leeds Mercury of 10th October 1812.

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