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The rear of Shrivenham School circa 1900. It would have been somewhere here that the incident took place in 1876

A strange death in Shrivenham in 1876

This listing describes an event that ocurred in Shrivenham in 1876, that was distrurbing then and would have been more so now. It comes from articles within the newspapers of the time and explains how young James Henry Taylor died, and what part ten year old Henry Knapp played in the tragedy. To read a full transcription, please go HERE

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