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The following events took place in 1842...


  • 3rd — The Leeds Times reports the death of Hannah Todd of Netherton aged 68 (widow of the late Joseph Todd). She was "the mother to fifteen children, grandmother to ninety, and great grandmother to fifty" and was "well respected by a large circle of friends".
  • 31st — Pablo Fanque's Circus performs on New Year's Eve in Huddersfield.

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