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This ends the July 6, 1888 issue for this newspaper.
known Roman Road at Maryport resulted in unearthing a Roman altar or monumental
stone on Saturday.
It consists of an octagonal shaft springing from a fluted base; on the upp...
On the 15th instant, the lady of the Rev. F. W. WICKS, incumbent of St.
Nicholas' Church, of a daughter.
On the 30th ult., at the Friend's Meeting House, in this town, Mr. Josiah
THOMPSON, of Moreland, near Penrith, to...
There was a social gathering at the above-named village on the 8th inst., of a very pleasing character - the occasion of MR. ROBERT SISSON attaining his majority, and being freed from the bonds of his apprenticeship, which, we may add, he h
MALE INFANT FOUND. An inquest has been held in the hamlet of Greenham, near
Newbury, on the body of a male infant found in a pond, wrapped in a portion
of a dress. The result of a post-mortem examination showed that the child
had been strangled by
For some time the matter of lighting the Parish Church with gas on the Sunday evenings, was discussed not only in the columns of the newspapers, but elsewhere, and the result was, the scheme was properly sanction...
Tuesday evening, in the National School Room, Silloth. The Rev. A. F.
SHEPPARD, Holme Cultram, in the absence of the president, occupied the chair. There
was a fair attend...
Stations in the Carlisle List of the Wesleyan Ministers as Appointed at the
Conference Now Sitting:
Thomas H. HILL
James CHALMNERS, M. A.
A VERY EXTRAORDINARY PERSON.
The following is said to have been copied literally from an old tombstone in Scotland:
"Here lies the body of ALEXANDER MACPHERSON,
Who was a very extraordinary person,
Who was two yards high in his stocking feet.
And kept h