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A Chronology of Leicester 844 BC to 1926 AD

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Price: £8.00

As the title suggests this publication is a chronological list of events and facts about Leicester.

A few excerpts...

1803 - August 29, John Clarke executed on the Ashby Road, for rape.

1807 - January 2, a fire broke out at Burbridge's brush manufactory, Belgrave Gate.

1821 - October 31, the town first lighted up with gas. - Population of Leicester: 30,125.