Friday, 5 October 2012

5th October 1812: Two more prisoners committed to York Castle

On Monday 5th October 1812, two more men were committed to York Castle by Joseph Radcliffe.

Benjamin Siswick, a labourer formerly of Horbury was charged with being involved in the burglaries of the Horbury gang.

Cornelius Hobson, a clothdresser from Netherthong, was charged with administering an illegal oath to Robert Harling, also of Netherthong, in April 1812.

As reported in the Leeds Mercury of 10th October 1812. Details are also taken from a list of prisoner committed to York Castle which can be found at HO 42/128.

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