Aireborough Historical Society

1848 Assault At Guiseley




Title
Assault At Guiseley
Date December 1848
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
V370
Comment

                    "Cutting And Wounding At Guiseley.

 John Gill (23) was charged with having on the 12th of November last. at Guiseley, feloniously cut and wounded Joseph Norfolk, stone mason, with intent to do him some grievous bodily harm.

Mr Ingham and Mr J W Smith prosecuted; the prisoner was undefended :- Guilty of an assault. To  be imprisoned and kept at hard labour for three calendar months."

 

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

 

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