On Tuesday night a young man named Thomas MILLER, residing in Mount
Pleasant, was killed in the yard at William Pit.
The deceased was employed there as a wagoner, and was letting a railway
truck filled with coal out fro...
Australia, with a cargo (1,270 tons) of rails and fish plates from the West Cumberland
Hematite Iron and Steel Company.
She was towed out to sea by the tug, Confidence, and then atta...
On Tuesday evening last, the first of the third series of lectures for the
winter season was delivered in the George Moore Memorial Hall, Mealsgate, by
Mr. Thomas THOMPSON, of Maryport. Mr. T. P. MARTIN pres...
COCKERMOUTH - MONDAY
(Before Canon HOSKINS and W. ALEXANDER, Esq.)
Joseph BELL, Kirkgate, was fined 10s for neglecting to send two of his
children regularly to school; but on certain representations being made to the
Bench, the penalty was remitte
Two lads, named Isaac GORTON and George DOUGLAS, one about eight and the
other about ten years of age, were charged with having stolen coals from the
works of the ...
James RONEY and Francis CARR, miners, were charged with stealing a purse
from the person of John McVAY, labourer; evidence was given, but the Bench
thought there was a doubt in the case, and discharged ...
40,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS.
A conflagration broke out to-day in Hull, situated on the bank of the river
opposite to this city.
Eight hundred houses - forming half of the town - were destroyed, rendering
CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
Joseph BELL, 27, coal miner, imperfectly instructed, was charged with
feloniously and with malice aforethought attempting to kill and murder one John
BELL and one Martha BELL, by means of an explosive subs...
A Dundee telegram says that the later details add considerably to the loss
of life by the storm of Wednesday, two other boats being reported lost,
bringing the total loss of life up to 19. Another telegram says that no hope is now
Square yesterday afternoon, and taken to Victoria Street for conveyance to
Hingleton, in Sussex, where the funeral will take place to-day.
About 2000 persons had assembled ...