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 ýears earlier and at Watford Ontario! Unlike the incident you describe there was loss of life. Anthony


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