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WORKINGTON LOCAL BOARD.

 

The usual monthly meeting was held on Tuesday evening.  After the minutes of the last meeting had been signed, MR. A. PEILE moved, on behalf of MR. S. W. BRADBURY, that a general district rate at 1s. 3d in the L. be lev

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On Friday night last, Miss. INMAN, of Burgh, who has been  conducting
services in the Primitive Methodist Chapel for the last fortnight,  brought her
mission to a close. A tea meeting was held, when the tables were  presided over by:
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Mrs. MATTARAS

Mrs. ...
PIGEON SHOOTING MATCH AT  
WORKINGTON.
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On Tuesday afternoon a pigeon shooting match took place at  Workington in a
field near Siddick Junction,  between George LOWDEN, of  Frizington, and Joseph
PINGUCY, of Workington. The following was the result,  ...
Joseph ISMAY, Thomas COVERLEY, Jonathan POOL and John ISMAY, four men  
residing at Camerton, were charged with having stolen a duck, the property of  
Wilfrid HARRIS, miner of Camerton, on Friday night last.

There was a second charge against the prison...

WEST WARD UNION.
 
The Guardians of the West Ward Union held their fortnightly meeting at Eamont Bridge Workhouse on Wednesday afternoon.  In the absence of MR. JAMES ATKINSON (the chairman), MR. JAMESON was called upon to preside.  The ex officio memb

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BURIED IN A SANDPIT.
 
On Wednesday week, another melancholy death occurred in the neighbourhood of Skirwith.
 
It appears that a young man named ROBERT BRIGGS, of Penrith, who entered the employment of MR. JOHN JACKSON, farmer, Culgaith, Wednesday week,...
On Monday Dr. HARDWICKE held an inquiry at Chalk Farm Road as to the death  
of Elizabeth HALL, 31, wife of George Agustus HALL, a veterinary surgeon.

The evidence showed that the deceased had been annoyed by a report about  her
husband, which induce...
THE PANTIN TRAGEDY.
 
THE DISCOVERY OF THE LAST BODY.
 
The Paris correspondent gives details of the discovery of the body of the elder KINCK, from which it appears that immediately after the confession of the murderer, an officer of justice was despatch...
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, CARTS, AND CART
GEAR, FOR SALE.
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TO BE SOLD in Public Sale, for Ready Money, on Saturday, the 7th of August,
1852, at the house of Mr. James FYRNESS, Blue Bell Inn, Egremont, the whole of
his valuable household furnit...
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