Juanita Madgwick

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Name: Juanita Madgwick
Date registered: July 24, 2014

Latest posts

  1. 2019 Notice of Public Rights — June 17, 2019
  2. FOLLOW OUR TWITTER & FACEBOOK PAGE — June 26, 2018
  3. Riots in Owslebury? — September 27, 2014
  4. Owslebury in 1908 and its history — September 26, 2014
  5. Traffic database — August 25, 2014

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Sep 27

Riots in Owslebury?

Owslebury wasn’t always a peaceful place!  In 1830 the Owslebury riots occurred when a mob of rioters broke the thresing machines and other farm machinery. The Owslebury  vestry minutes begin in 1825  and are  largely formal  and uninformative  until 1830, when widespread poverty and discontent, giving rise to the Swing Riots,  forced the  local farmers  …

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