1820’s – Stealing Sheep and Death by Apoplexy


Stealing Sheep and Death by Apoplexy

1823 Leeds Intelligencer

JOHN TOWNEND. (Aged 26) and THOMAS PELLEY, {aged 21) were charged with stealing a sheep out of a field situate at Conisbrough, the property of Mr. William Leggate, of Bramley.

1829 Sheffield Independent

On Monday last, an inquest was held on view of the body of Mr. Thomas Jackson, of Denaby, who was accompanying his two brothers to Mexborough to see a sister there, and had arrived at the river side and called out to the ferryman to bring over the boat and immediately expired.

Verdict: Died in a fit of apoplexy.