Thursday, 28 March 2013

28th March 1813: John Drake's Tenters are smashed again at Longroyd Bridge

On Sunday 28th March 1813, six weeks after a similar attack, the Tenters belonging to John Drake, the father of Joseph Drake who gave evidence at the York Special Commission, were again smashed during the night.

This incident is described in a statement given by John Drake senior and other relatives to Joseph Radcliffe on 20th May 1813, which can be found at HO 42/133.

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