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Articles from 1865

The Marlborough Times, 7th January 1865:
Wootton Rivers: On Tuesday, December 27th, JOHN AMOR, woodman aged 69, found in a field belonging to his master Dr [H.] W. SOMERSET quite dead, with a hook in his hand.


The Marlborough Times, 14th January 1865:
Deaths: January 11th at Ramsbury, WILLIAM, eldest son of the late Mr J. PIKE of Milton Farm, near Pewsey, Wilts, aged 37.


The Marlborough Times, 18th February 1865:
Pewsey Petty Sessions
HENRY COLLEY, labourer, was charged with stealing a spittoon, the property of WILLIAM SAUNDERS, at Milton on the 24th January. The complainant had been to a sale at Milton and purchased the spittoon with other articles which he had placed in a shed on the premises. The spittoon was soon afterwards missed, and was found by PC BROWNE in the possession of the prisoner. He was convicted and sentenced to 21 days' imprisonment.


The Marlborough Times, 4th March 1865:
To be let and entered on Lady-Day next - a genteel cottage and garden. The cottage contains a small parlour, sitting room, kitchen, pantry etc., with 3 bedrooms, now in the occupation of Mr D. LEWIS, situate at the top of Milton by the Pewsey Road. Rent 7 per annum. For further particulars apply to Mr W. REYNOLDS, Savernake Forest.


The Marlborough Times, 27th May 1865:
Mr NEATE is instructed to sell by auction under an Assignment for the benefit of creditors on Friday the 16th of June 1865, the household furniture and effects of Mr DAVID UNTHANK. Particulars in further advertisements. [NO FURTHER PARTICULARS GIVEN IN LATER ISSUES]


The Marlborough Times, 8th July 1865:
Births: July 3rd at Milton, near Pewsey, the wife of Reverend J. HENRY GALE of a son.


The Marlborough Times, 23rd September 1865:
To be let at Michaelmas next, a small dwelling house in the occupation of Mr UNTHANK. For particulars apply to Mr WILLIAM REYNOLDS, Savernake Forest.


The Marlborough Times, 30th September 1865:
Marriages: on the 26th inst. at the parish church, Milton, by the Rev. JOHN HUNGERFORD PENRUDDOCKE, M.A., Vicar of South Newton, assisted by the Rev. THOMAS ARUNDEL PENRUDDOCKE, B.A., Curate of Tangley, brother of the bride, Lieut-Col. GRAYDON of H.M. Bengal Army to CHARLESANNA, youngest daughter of the late CHARLES PENRUDDOCKE Esq., Barrister of Law, and JULIANA LAETITIA, his widow, of Fyfield House, Pewsey.
[A DETAILED REPORT OF THE WEDDING IN THE ISSUE OF OCTOBER 7th]


The Marlborough Times, 28th October 1865:
Pewsey
Lord H. THYNNE, MP, has been a guest of the Rev. J.H. GALE at Milton near here. On Tuesday last His Lordship attended at the Phoenix Hotel where he had interviews with some of his constituents. On leaving the hotel His Lordship was loudly cheered.


[same issue]
Deaths: at Milton, Great Bedwyn, Wilts, on the 17th inst., Mr JOHN LEWIS in the 87th year of his life.


Deaths: at Milton on the 15th inst., JAMES REYNOLDS aged 31, leaving a wife and 6 young children to lament their loss.


The Marlborough Times, 4th November 1865:
Everley Petty Sessions
FREDERICK FRIBBENCE, a boy aged 12 years of age, was charged with stealing 12 hens' eggs, the property of his master, Mr JAMES BREWER, of Milton, about the 3rd September. The boy admitted taking the eggs and he was convicted under the Juvenile Offenders Act and ordered to be kept at the Police Station at Marlborough until Monday and to receive 12 strokes with a birch rod.


The Marlborough Times, 11th November 1865:
Marlborough County Court
JOHN ALEXANDER, Pewsey, v. THOMAS GODDARD, Milton. Defendant's wife appeared and admitted debt but stated that her husband was 69 years of age, and being ill, had no work. She was 67 years of age, but willing to "yern it out" as they had no money. His Honour asked the plaintiff if he would have the case struck out, which he refused to do, and His Honour made an order of 1s a month.


The Marlborough Times, 2nd December 1865:
On Monday last Mr WHITMARSH held an inquest at Milton in the parish of Great Bedwyn on the body of CAROLINE PEARCE, a twin-born child, 12 days old. The mother was the wife of a labourer at Bayswater, London, and had come home to be confined, which event took place without medical attendance. Deceased had expired suddenly in the lap of her grandmother. Mr PALMER, surgeon, stated that on examination he found the body small, thin and emaciated, through want of natural nourishment from birth. The cause of death was anaemia - from poverty of blood in quantity and quality. Verdict accordingly.

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