Monday, 19 May 2014

19th May 1814: Nottingham framesmiths convicted of under-employment

On Thursday 19th May 1814 at Nottingham, 3 journeyman framesmiths were convicted for not working for 8 days before the Mayor, John Allen and Alderman Edward Swann.

William Holmes, William Hedger & William Cockayne were sentenced to 6 weeks hard labour in the House of Correction.

As reported in the Derby Mercury of 26th May 1814.

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