Tag: london

The wrong bride

A London correspondent writes:- A strange story has reached me which, I am assured notwithstanding its strangeness, is well authenticated. It appears that a well-known curate of a church in the north-eastern section of London was the other morning about…

Extraordinary feat

A young man of the name of Harris has undertaken and is now performing the task of walking 1,250 miles in 1,000 successive hours. The spot selected for this arduous undertaking is that portion of the Loughborough Road which lies…

Strange scene at a wake

A strange scene took place a few days ago at a wake at Tanner’s Hill, Deptford. An inmate of the Greenwich Union, named Mary Scott, had died, and the body was taken to the house of her two daughters, where…