Reading, Berkshire

Reading, Berkshire, 1612

Reading, Berkshire, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Reading, Berkshire, 1875

7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Harry Lewis, [Reg. No:] 2242, 12th Foot; [born:] Leith; [trade] butcher; [age] 28; [size:] 5[ft] 6½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] dark, tweed; [date of desertion:] 21 February 1879 [at] Reading; [marks & remarks:] Army Reserve;

Samuel Parker, [Reg. No:] 2543, 11th Brig. Dep; [born:] Reading; [trade] butcher; [age] 18⅔; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 24 March 1879 [at] Fort Widley; [marks & remarks: blank];

Deserter from Her Majesty’s Sea Service — £3 Reward for the apprehension of George A. Hall, deserter from Naval Barracks 6 March; ordinary; [age] 22; [size:] 4[ft] 11[in]; [born:] Reading; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fair; [marks & remarks:] served in Duncan

8 February 1908: Rats, Mice, Moles, Cockroaches and Beetles greedily eat Harrison’s ‘Reliable’ Rat Poison. Cats and Dogs will not touch it. Vermin dry up and leave no smell. Prices: 6d, 1s, 2s 3s and 3s 8d: postage 2d – G. W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Sold by Chemists. Sole Agents for Canterbury, Finn and Sons, Ltd., The Stores


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