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Saturday 05 Mar 1803 - Local News
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 Saturday 05 Mar 1803   (p. 3, col. 1-2)
WANTED immediately, a JOURNEYMAN in the above Business.—A Man of good Abilities will meet with constant Employment, on Application to HENRY STEPHENSON, Painter, Carlisle.
N. B. An APPRENTICE wanted.

We have at length the pleasure to announce to the amateurs of the drama, that the theatre in this city, which has been fitted up at a very considerable expence, is to be opened on Monday evening, with the admirable comedy of "The School for Scandal," and the musical entertainment of "Rosina".—Of the respectability of the company report speaks very highly: it is under the management of Mr. MOSS, whose mimic powers have long been considered of the first order; and having recently engaged a performer infinitely superior to any (INCLEDON alone excepted) ever offered to a Carlisle audience, the public may expect, during the season (which, we understand, is to be but short) much rational and agreeable amusement.
The following is the copy of a call made a few Sundays ago, in a chapel-yard not a hundred miles from Morland, in Westmoreland, by the clerk of the chapel, after the performance of divine service:—“I am to give notice, that there will be a public Methodist meeting this afternoon, at Peed Joe ABBOT’s, of L. S.: to begin at two o’clock. Any person desirous to go, will hear a good discourse—gratis!"
On Sunday the 13th ult. upwards of 30 swans were seen upon Bassenthwaite-Water: they made a most beautiful appearance.—Three swans have been shot in that neighbourhood.
The following prisoners are to take their trials at the ensuing York assizes, which commence this day, before Sir Giles ROOKE:—John TERRY and Joseph HEALD, of Flanshaw-Lane, near Wakefield, for the wilful murder of Elizabeth SMITH; William ROBINSON, for stealing goods out of a waggon; Ann BARKER, for stealing wearing apparel; William and Peter CORKER, for stealing linen-yarn; William THORNTON, for stealing ducks; Francis MIDGLEY, for stealing linen-cloth; Ellen ATKINSON, for stealing a one pound bank note; Thomas HEWARD, for stealing linen drapery goods; Samuel HAGGAR, for entering the dwelling-house of Mrs. H. BOOTH, of Huddersfield, and stealing silver watches; Francis FAWCETT and Hannah DAWSON, for stealing plate, wearing apparel, bed linen, &c. out of a house at Middleton; Robert BUCKLEY, for cutting the tenters of Mr. William TOLLOTSON, of Holbeck; John ROBINSON, of Elland, for sending a threatening letter to Thomas Lowther ALLEN, Major of the 18th regiment of dragoons; W. LEE and W. RAUCKESLEY, for administering an unlawful oath; Thomas SCOTT, Robert BURGESS, and William DIBBS, for horse stealing; John and William HENDERSON, for stealing three asses; John BURTON, for stealing a cow, at Easingwold; Benjamin FIRTH, James BOWDEN, Jane SPENCE, and Ann REYNARD, for bigamy; Henry ELLERBY, for house-breaking; and George WOOD, for stealing butter, &c. out of a waggon, near Tadcaster toll-bar.
The following unusual number of couples were married at the Collegiate Church, Manchester, last week:—On Saturday, 16; on Sunday, 21; on Monday, 39; and on Tuesday, 14—Total 90.
Reproduced with kind permission of British Newspaper Archives