Tuesday, 3 July 2012

3rd July 1812: The remaining convicts from the Chester Special Commission leave Chester Castle

On Friday 3rd July 1812, the remaining prisoners convicted at the Chester Special Commission were removed from Chester Castle and sent to the Prison Hulks at Woolwich, viz: Richard Wood, James Tomlinson, William Thompson, James Torkington, John Henshall, Edward Redfern, James Ratcliffe and William Walker.

As reported in the Lancaster Gazette of 11th July 1812.

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