Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


S.Byrne &c.

This crime report begins: ‘A full, true and particular Report, as it appears in the Sun London Newspaper, received by this day’s London Mail, of the Proceedings at the Northfolk Assizes, against Simon Byrne, the Boxer, for killing Sandy MacKay, in the great fight between these two Champions, together with the finding of the Grand Jury, not only against Simon Byrne, but against George Cooper, of the City of Edinburgh, Rueben Martin, Thomas Cribb, and Thomas Reynolds, as Aiders and Abettors.’ This sheet was published by Forbes and Owen of Edinburgh. for more click here

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