Friday, 29 April 2016

29th April 1816: Bury St Edmunds Magistrates issue warning against assemblies

APRIL 29, 1816.

WHEREAS disorderly Assemblages of Persons have taken place, and Outrages have been committed in some parts of the Division of Bury St. Edmund's: The Magistrates present at the above Sessions do hereby signify their determination to take prompt and effectual measures to put a stop to such assemblages, and to bring to justice all persons who are found offending against the Peace.

And the Magistrates will, in their respective districts, take such measures for strengthening the hands of the civil power, as shall seem necessary to preserve the peace therein.


This advert appeared in the Bury & Norwich Post of 8th May 1816.

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