This site was last updated : 06 June 2014.
This young lady, who has been conducting  mission services in the Primitive
Methodist Chapel, Maryport, during the last  six weeks and attracting very
large audiences of all denominations of  Christians, is, we understand about to
leave Maryport for ano...

FACTS AND FACETIAE.

"Shall I cut this loin of mutton saddlewise !" said a gentleman.  "No", said
one of his guests, "cut it bridlewise, for then I may have a chance to get a
bit in my mouth."
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HOW, INDEED ? - "Gracious marcy me !" exclaim

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On Monday morning, CHARLES DAWSON,  EDWARD GOUGH,  and  WILLIAM THOMPSON, the three men who had been confined in Durham Gaol under sentence of death, were executed inside the prison in the presence of MR. RICHARD BOWSER, the under-sheriff, and his of

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ST. HELEN'S COLLIERY DISASTER RELIEF FUND.

 

On Thursday evening, a meeting of the members of the Workington (Rugby and Association) Football Clubs, was held at the Royal Hotel, William Street, Workington, for the purpose of adopting the balance

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WORKINGTON.

At the Workington police Court on Wednesday, Thomas TRAINER,  labourer,
Workington, was charged with having stolen a piece of ham, the  property of Charles
James FOX, provision dealer, on Saturday night last.

Prosecutor stated that on the nig...

TOWN HALL, CARLISLE - FRIDAY
(Before  the Mayor and T. MILBURN, Esq.)

Patrick RUSH was charged on remand with stealing a suit of  clothes belonging
to Martin CONWAY, on the 11th November last.

The prisoner was apprehended at Hexham. The Chief Constab

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Serious Accident

       On Friday last, the 23rd instant, about a quarter before seven
o'clock, a young man named Henry DAVIS, about 17 years of age, and a seaman on board
the Douro, Captain REID, now lying alongside the Ore Tongue was engaged in...
A PASSENGER BURNED TO  DEATH.

An appalling accident to a Pullman car was reported on Monday.  While the
Scotch Express which left St. Pancras at 9-15 on Saturday evening was  traveling
towards Leeds, the conductor whose name is  DONALDSON, of one of  th...
KESWICK PETTY SESSIONS,  Saturday.
 
Before T. S. SPEDDING,   WM. OXLEY,  and   H. A. SPEDDING, Esqrs., and the  REV. H. M. SHORT.
 
A QUESTION OF TIME.
 
SUSANNAH GRISEDALE, a married woman, wife of NORMAN GRIZEDALE, was charged with having perjured herse...
At the Workington Police-court on Wednesday, William  SATTERTHWAITE, Edward
SINGERS, Daniel NUGENT, Samuel KANE and Robert O’HARE,  five boys, were charged
with having committed willful damage to 43 iron railings  - by breaking them
on Sunday last - the...