1842 12 August - Lincolnshire Chronicle
Heading: Peterborough Petty Sessions Saturday August 6
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1841 census - Millhouse, Thorpe Road, Peterborough **
George Morris 70 (1771) Miller
Mary Morris 57 (1784)
Samuel Morris 26 (1815) Miller born N'ptonshire
Amos Morris 20 (1821) Clerk born N'ptonshire
Mary Brebner 30 (1811) born N'ptonshire
1843 21 October - Cambridge Independent Press
"Inquest. -On the 11th inst. an inquest was held at the Windmill public house, Thorp-road, Peterborough, by John G Atkinson, Esq., on the body of a poor old man, named Francis Gibbs, late an inmate of the Union workhouse, belonging to the parish of Thorney, who the same morning was found dead in the Priory, having but a few minutes before been seen in his usual health to enter it. Verdict, "Apoplexy."
1842 1 January - Cambridge Independent Press
Narrow Escape, - "The premises of Messrs. George and Joseph Morris, millers of Peterborough, narrowly escaped destruction by fire on Christmas Eve, two vagrants after the family had retired for the night, having domiciled themselves in an out-house, the roof of which covered with thatch, is not more than four feet from the flour, and made a fire therein; fortunately the night was still, or in all probability the whole premises would have been sacrificed to their carelessness".
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