Sunday, 10 July 2016

10th July 1816: Two more men committed for the 'Loughborough Job'

On Wednesday 10th July, John Amos & John Crowther were arrested under suspicion for being involved in the 'Loughborough Job'. They would be sent to Leicester Gaol the following day.

Both men had been named in the informer's report received by the Nottingham Town Clerk on 1st July.

The arrests were reported in the Leicester Chronicle of 13th July 1816 (citing the Nottingham Review). The precise date comes from a letter from the Mayor of Leicester to the Home Office of 11th July 1816, which can be found at HO 42/152.

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