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Articles from 1872

The Marlborough Times, January 6th 1872:
Wilts Quarter Sessions
WILLIAM KIMBER, 55, and JANE KIMBER, 50, were charged with stealing a quantity of butter and cheese, and a parcel of drapery, the property of JOSHUA KEEVIL, at Milton ... the prosecutor is a farmer, and the prisoners were in his employ, the husband as cowman and the wife as dairywoman. [description of proceedings follows] The prisoners were acquitted.


The Marlborough Times, February 17th 1872:
Pewsey Petty Sessions
HENRY LOVELOCK, of Milton, carpenter, was summoned by CHARLES STAGG, of the same place, groom, on behalf of his son GEORGE CHARLES STAGG, for having assaulted him at Milton on the 12th ult. Case dismissed.


The Marlborough Times, April 13th 1872:
Milton
Marriage festivities at Bulkington
This quiet and ostentatious village was the scene of unusual gaiety and excitement on Wednesday the 10th inst., on the occasion of Mr SAMUEL PUCKRIDGE giving his eldest daughter [JOANNA] in marriage to JOHN, the 2nd son of WILLIAM FERRIS Esq. of Manor House, Milton. The marriage ceremony was performed in Keevil Church by the Rev. W.H. CHAMBERLAYNE, assisted by the Rev. E.G. RUSSELL, relative of the late Premier. The wedding breakfast was supplied by Fortt of Bath, in his usual style of taste and excellence. Breakfast being over, the happy couple started on their wedding tour, amidst the acclamation and hearty good wishes of all assembled.

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