British Newspaper Articles

Derby – 1882                                                                                                                                   The St. John Ambulance Association in Burton-on Trent awarded certificates to between 60 and 70 people who completed their first aid course. A James Buggy was one of those to receive a certificate.[1]

Liverpool – 1878                                                                                                                               Inspector James Buggy was reported as giving evidence at the inquest of the deaths of 37 people who lost their lives at the Colosseum (sic) Theatre fire on Paradise St, Liverpool, in 1878.[2]

Liverpool – 1857                                                                                                                          Street Assault  – Patrick Buggy and William Rose were charged with seizing John Shelly by the throat in Lime Street, knocking him down, and robbing him of 5s. Buggy was fined 40s. and costs, or to be imprisoned for two months; Rose was discharged.[3]


[1] Author Unknown, District News in The Derby Mercury, 21 June 1882, p.2; 19th Century British Newspapers  http://newspapers.bl.uk: accessed 15 August 2011

[2] Author Unknown, The Frightful Calamity at the Colosseum Theatre in Liverpool Mercury, 26 October 1878, p.8; 19th Century British Newspapers  http://newspapers.bl.uk: accessed 15 August 2011

[3] Author Unknown, Police Intelligence in Liverpool Mercury, 8 July 1857, p.?; 19th Century British Newspapers  http://newspapers.bl.uk: accessed 21 November 2011

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