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PART I.

The conviction of Hugh GRANT for the willful murder of his child  at
Workington was a forgone conclusion. It was impossible for the jury to return  any
other verdict than the one which has produced such a profound sensation in  West
Cumberland. N...
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...
The Board of Trade returns of railway casualties, issued yesterday, show  
that during the past year the total number of persons killed on the railways was  
1038, and 8573 were injured, 500 of those killed and 1800 of those injured
being  railway se...

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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RE-DEDICATION OF KIRKBY STEPHEN CHURCH.
 
The noble old Church of Kirkby Stephen - Cathedral-like in its proportions, design, and arrangments - was on Tuesday last (the Feast of the Epiphany) solemnly rededicated to the service of God.
 
Few parish churc

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At the Manchester Assizes on Friday, Eliza WEBBER, well known as  “Mazeppa”
and “Joan of Arc” in the theatrical world, sued the Lancashire and  Yorkshire
Railway Company for damages for false imprisonment.

She had been performing at Preston Theatre, ...
MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON A
POLICEMAN AT  WORKINGTON.
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At the Workington Police Court yesterday, Luke MURRAY, and  James M’CULLOCH,
ironworkers, Agnes M’GOWAN, single woman, and Elizabeth FINLAY,  married
woman, all residing in Senhouse-street, Worki...

We regret to announce the death, yesterday morning, of Mr.  WILSON, of
Shotley Hall, at the age of 80 years.

Mr. WILSON was highly respected in both East Cumberland and in  
Northumberland, and his public spirit, especially in encouraging the finer  

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DESSERT FRUITS. - A fine choice selection of Muscatel Raisins, French  Plums,
Figs, Grapes, American Apples.

-W. BAINES, Scotch Street.

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GRATES, &c., Register Grates, Kitchen Ranges, Ovens, Boilers,  Skylights,
Iron Spouting, all sizes....
On Tuesday the coroner for West Middlesex held an inquiry at Twickenham  as
to the death of Frederic BLANC, a Swiss, aged 60, who was found dead in the  
Thames, off Twickenham, on Sunday morning.

Sophia BLANC said she was a cook in service at Marble...