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Suffolk News from 1779

In Ipswich Journal, Long Melford, suffolk on June 22, 2009 at 8:42 pm

Article taken from the Ipswich Journal Newspaper June 26th 1779

One day last week, Thomas Ambrose, carpenter of Long Melford who was disordered in the mind, cut his throat in a terrible manner and died next day.
Tis very remarkable that if he left a pint of beer unpaid for when disordered that when he came to recollect himself he would go even if several miles to pay for it.

Bury & Norwich Post June 24th 1789

On Saturday last the coach from Norwich to Sudbury overturned at Shimpling from the road hence to Sudbury by which accident a child about 22 months who was riding with it’s mother on top of the coach, had it’ skull fractured and died six hours later. The coachman was not to blame but occasioned by the road being mended with a quantity of rough stuff which gave the coach a sudden jerk, overturning it.

Bury & Norwich Post June 26th 1816

Susan Bruty was committed to Bury Gaol on suspicion of setting fire to buildings belonging to John Shelton at Clare.

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