Huddersfield Chronicle (28/Feb/1852) - Lockwood: Curious Coincidence

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DISTRICT NEWS.

LOCKWOOD.

CURIOUS COINCIDENCE.

We are informed that a flood took place at Holmfirth on the 23rd July, 1777, and that a person of the name of James Armitage[1], was born in that village on the 24th, the day after that flood, and died on the 6th instant, which was the day after the late flood.


Notes:

  1. 74-year-old James Armitage was buried at Lockwood Baptist Chapel on 8 Febtuary 1852.