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:
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.

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