Full Account of the Riot at Bath, 1780

Full Account of the Riot at Bath, 1780
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Started by young boys breaking window near Catholic Chapel, whereupon they destroyed the chapels windows, doors and furnishing and burnt down, along with 6/7 adjoining houses. Bath Militia tried to break up 8-10,000 strong mob, killing one. Mayor and Corporation sent out for extra support from regular army, 40 dragoons and assorted militia from further afield quelled mob. Newspaper Cutting

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Hunt Vol.3 Page 8
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Bath Central Library

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