Early yesterday se'nnight, a fire was discovered on the premises lately occupied by Mr. Ward, at Little Blakenham, which consumed a barn and neathouse; and it was with difficulty that the dwelling-house was preserved from the flames. It is supposed to have been caused by some incendiary.
Saturday, 6 August 2016
6th August 1816: Arson suspected at Little Blakenham, Suffolk
The Bury & Norwich Post of Wednesday 14th August 1816 reported a case of suspected arson at Little Blakenham, Suffolk, which took place on 6th August 1816: