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1773

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The following events took place in 1773...

January

  • 19th — Death of Rev. Crooks, Vicar of Huddersfield.

June

  • The Rev. Trotter, of Bradfield near Sheffield, becomes the new Vicar of Huddersfield.

July

  • Thomas Riley, an “eminent butcher” of Huddersfield, marries Mrs Kidson of Lee Head, an “amiable widow, with a genteel fortune”.

August

  • William Black, linen draper of Huddersfield, declared bankrupt.

October

  • Death of Joseph Kay, “salter at Marsden, near Huddersfield”. His “fortune of upwards of £10,000” goes to his only sister, the wife of merchant John Plowes of Huddersfield.

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