Aireborough Historical Society

1846 Robbery Guiseley




Title
Robbery
Date March 1846
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
X250
Comment

Highway Robbery At Guiseley

     George Illingworth (20) was charged with having on the 28th of January last at Guiseley, violently assaulted John Yeddon and robbed him of a watch and £12 . 4s.

Mr Blanshard prosecuted  and Mr Overend defended.

The Jury acquitted the prisoner.

 

Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy Harling.

 

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