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On Wednesday evening a sale of property by auction took place in  the Saving
Bank’s large room. Mr. William BROWN was the auctioneer.

 The property consisted of two shops in Wilson Street, Workington, and  a
shop and dwelling house in the same street, a...
NOTICE.

For greater convenience, and in order that the interests of our  Workington
subscribers and advertisers may be properly attended to, our  BRANCH-OFFICE in
the town will in future be at the shop of Mr. J. E. CARMICHAEL,  News Agent,
Finkle-Street,...
 
A KEEPER SHOT BY POACHERS NEAR ORMSKIRK.
 
Between twelve and one o'clock on Monday morning a gamekeeper named JAMES LEYLAND, in the service of LORD SKELMERSDALE, was shot by a gang of poachers.
 
At the time named, LEYLAND was passing over Hoscar Moss,...

On Wednesday Mr. Norris NICHOLSON and a jury of 23 gentlemen concluded  an
inquiry at the White Hart, Brislington, Bristol, into the sanity of Mr.  Charles
Pierre MELLY, a member of the firm of MELLY Brothers, merchants,  Liverpool.
The petitioner in

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A "PETTICOAT SOLDIER"  --  On Monday, at the Glasgow Central Police-court, ELLEN BROWN, a strapping young woman, residing in New Vennel, was charged with dressing herself in a soldier's uniform on Sunday, and parading the New Vennel, causing thereby ...

With great rejoicings and festivity, the marriage of the DUKE OF ST. ALBANS to MISS GRACE OSBORNE was celebrated on Saturday at Newton Annan, near Clonmel, the seat of MR. RALPH BERNAL OSBORNE, M. P., father of the bride.
 
In returning thanks for his

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SUDDEN DEATH AT EGREMONT - On Sunday evening a rather sudden death occurred at
Egremont. A woman named SAVAGE, aged 56, was out in the afternoon, and about half-pat six
 was suddenly attacked by paralysis, and never rallied, death resulting about...

THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT AND ENGLISH LABOURERS.
 
The following reply of the New Zealand Government to the memorial recently presented on behalf of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, praying that free passages may be granted to suitable emig

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THE CUMBERLAND PACQUET and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser,                                 Tuesday,April 22, 1777

No. 132    3d. Week    VOL. III    4th Quarter     Price Three-pence

Where Moderation dwells, the Soul admits Distinct Ideas, and Matur'd De...
MARRIAGES.
 
On the 29th ult., at the Parish Church, Kendal, by the REV. R. J. PEARCE, curate, MR. WILLIAM MASON, labourer, to MISS SUSANNAH BRAITHWAITE, both of Kendal.
 
Same day and place, by the REV. R. J. PEARCE,  MR. JOSEPH TYSON, of Whitehaven, gr...