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George Duckworth charged with wounding Richard Watson using a knife



SUNDERLAND DAILY ECHO, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 1887.

(Page 3)

THE USE OF THE KNIFE.

At Nottingham Assizes yesterday, Geo. Duckworth was charged with unlawfully wounding Richard Watson with intent, at Newark, last July. A dispute arose about family matters, and a fight took place between Watson and Duckworth's brother. Duckworth himself continued the fight, and, getting the worst of it, he drew a knife and inflicted three wounds, one being a dangerous breast wound. Baron Huddlestone said that the use of the knife was not to be tolerated in this country. The jury found the prisoner guilty of a disdemeanour only, and he was sentanced to five months' imprisonment.

ABERDEEN EVENING EXPRESS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1887.

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STABBING DURING A FIGHT.

At Nottingham Assizes to-day, George Duckworth was charged with unlawfully wounding Richard Watson with intent at Newark last July. A dispute arose about family matters and a fight took place between Watson and Duckworth's brother. Duckworth himself continued the fight. Getting the worst of it, he drew a knife and inflicted three wounds, one being a dangerous breast wound. Baron Huddlestone said that the use of the knife was not to be tolerated in this country. The jury found the prisoner guilty of a disdemeanour only, and he was sentanced to five months' imprisonment.

THE NORTH-EASTERN DAILY GAZETTE, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10, 1887.

(Middlesbrough, Page 3)

MURDEROUS ASSAULT WITH A KNIFE.

At Notts Assizes to-day, Geo. Duckworth was charged with unlawfully wounding Richard Watson with intent, at Newark, last July. A dispute arose about famil matters, and a fight took place between Watson and Duckworth's brother. Duckworth himself continued the fight and getting the worst of it, he drew a knife and inflicted three wounds, one being a dangerous breast wound.- Baron Huddlestone said that the use of the knife was not to be tolerated in this country.- The jury found the prisoner guilty of a disdemeanour only, and he was sentanced to five months' imprisonment.

PlaceNewark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
Latitude53.0765
Longitude-0.8099999999999454
Linked toGeorge Duckworth

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