Exterior of St.Michael’s Roman Catholic Chapel

Prisoners brought into court. Source: The Illustrated London News (1852) [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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The following is a list of the prisoners: — Thomas Briany, Walter Welch, Michael Shotery, James Haggerty, Timothy Finnigan, James Welch, Owen Doyle, John Blyth. Roger M'Dermot, Michael Cunyan, Thomas Finney, James Harrety. Patrick 0‘Harr, Patrick Curley, Michael Dermot, Thomas Carvar, James Finn, Patrick Locherty, Thomas Morris, Henry Rhodes, Thomas Rider, James Finn [sic], Thomas Murphy, Matthew Mulligan, James [illegible], John Brannan, Thomas Owen, John M'Nally, Patrick Kelly, Michael Flynn, George Pell, Samuel Ryle, Michael Burke, James Foley, Peter Rowbottom, William Buttrey, Joseph Beard, William Newton, George Parry, John Watson, Mark Gleave, and Samuel Preston.

The Illustration shows a group of the prisoners brought into the Court-house: they are muscular, well-built men, with uncombed hair, unwashed, and un-shaven; and most of them bearing wounds received in the affray.

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The Riot at Stockport” The Illustrated London News 21 (10 July 1852): 28-30. Hathi Trust Digital Library version of a copy in the University of Michigan Library. Web. 17 December 2015. The text above to which paragraph has been added for ease of reading was created from the web version with ABBYY FineReader. — George P. Landow

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