19th Century Newspapers collection
Press Cutting: Coroner’s Inquiry into the case of the “Longtown Harriers” and the death of William Prosser
Witness statements and description of the Coroner’s Inquiry into the death of William Prosser as reported in the Western Mail of 21st January 1893. The Inquest was held in the Cornewall Arms Inn, Longtown, Clodock by the Hereford District Coroner. The jury returned a verdict of manslaughter against all six prisoners.
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