The History of Leith

June 28, 2006

Riot at Musselburgh

This news report begins: ‘A full and particular account of a most serious and distressing RIOT which took place on Musselburgh Links yesterday, Thursday, 31st of July, 1823, between the Irish, & Colliers, and Salters, with a full account of how it originated, and the number of the Killed and Wounded.‘for more click here

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