Winslow in the 19th-20th Centuries
This page will contain links to information about, and photographs of, events in Winslow in the 19th-20th Centuries. More contributions welcome!
- Bankruptcy of John Turpin, 1813
- Celebrating the peace in 1814
- Coach accident, 1817
- Opium prescription and growing at Winslow, c.1820-3
- A tale of a willing old nag with a sting in its tail (1844)
- Winslow Provident Society (1844-c.1904)
- Joseph Whichello of Winslow and the Indian Mutiny (1857-58)
- Forgery and embezzlement in Winslow Provident Benefit Society, 1862
- The Winslow (Bucks) Lace Industry (1875-1925)
- Balloon landing (1884)
- 1891 Buckingham By-election
- Claydon and Winslow Cycling Club (1896)
- Boer War, 1900
- Blackberry trade (1900)
- Winslow old customs (1902)
- Russo-Japanese War: Winslow supports Japan (1904)
- Winslow and the General Strike (1926) by Ed Grimsdale
- The great Winslow fire of 1933 by Ed Grimsdale
- The air crash of 1943
Winslow Market Square during the General Strike
Northampton Mercury, 15 Oct 1803
The Commissioners in a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against THOMAS READ, late of WINSLOW, in the County of Bucks, Dealer and Chapman, intend to meet on Thursday 20th October inst. At Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, at the WHITE-HART in the town of NORTHAMPTON, in order to make a final Dividend of the Estate and Effects of the said Bankrupt; when and where the Creditors who have not already proved their Debts, are to come prepared to prove the same, or they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Dividend; and all Claims not then proved will be disallowed.
ROBERT ABBEY solicitor
Northampton Oct 7th 1803.
WANTED, at WINSLOW in the County of Bucks, An APPRENTICE to a CORDWAINER – For particulars apply to Mr. WILLIAM SEATON, Cordwainer, At Winslow aforesaid.
** A JOURNEYMAN, who is a good Man’s Hand, may have constant Employ and good Wages at the said Mr. Seaton’s.
Northampton Mercury, 29 Feb 1812
AUCTIONEER and APPRAISER
BENJAMIN DUDLEY, Draper, Market-Square, WINSLOW, Bucks, most respectfully begs Leave to inform his Friends and the Public in general, that in consequence of the Event of Mr JOSEPH DUDLEY’s death, he proposes taking out a License, empowering him to act as an AUCTIONEER and APPRAISER, and begs Leave to assure those that may please to employ him, that his utmost Abilities shall on every Occasion be Exerted for their Interest.