Sunday, September 2, 2012

Serious Riot at Watford - Police sent to Rickmansworth

Earlier I answered a question from Bryan about 173-175 High Street, Watford, and he emailed back to explain why Charles Bradley was no longer running a shop in Watford High Street at the time of the 1881 census.  Undoubtedly there will have been extensive cover in the Watford Observer but I decided to use the incident as another test of the British Newspaper Archive. The above description of the riot comes from The Graphic and I have posted reports of the serious riot from several other papers.

1 comment:

  1. Found the headline "Serious Riot in Watford" on the web but this turned out to be 10 Ă½ears earlier and at Watford Ontario! Unlike the incident you describe there was loss of life. Anthony


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