Friday, 22 March 2013

22nd March 1813: Two men sentenced to transportation at Derby Lent Assizes for riot at a Corn Mill

On Monday 22nd March 1813, two men - Benjamin Beardsley & George Cope - were sentenced by Sir Vicary Gibbs to 7 years transportation after being convicted of taking part in a riot at a Corn Mill at Ilkeston 5 months previously.

This is from the Leeds Mercury of 25th March 1813.

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