Leeds Mercury (29/Feb/1896) - A Huddersfield Sensation

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A HUDDERSFIELD SENSATION

The dead body of Mr. Ralph Cuthbert, a cashier to a firm of cloth merchants in Dundas Street, Huddersfield, and a well-known resident of the Paddock district of Huddersfield, was on Monday found, after prolonged dredging in the Holmestyes Reservoir, near Holmfirth. The deceased disappeared on January 17th, presumably as a result of the publicity given to allegations charging him with having sent indecent and insulting letters to a young lady in Huddersfield.

Leeds Mercury (29/Feb/1896) - A Huddersfield Sensation

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