Sunday, 8 July 2012

8th July 1812: Further ten day respite awarded to the condemned men at Chester Castle

On Wednesday 8th July 1812, the three remaining prisoners condemned to death at the Chester Special Commission - Richard Lowndes, William Greenhough & John Heywood - were again given another temporary respite of their sentences

As reported in the Lancaster Gazette of 11th July 1812 & the Leeds Mercury of 18th July 1812.

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