Ramsgate References for Genealogists

A document of Ramsgate references contained in newspapers and other publications has been added to our main website research section, courtesy of Kathleen Hollingsbee. The collection is in searchable PDF format alphabetically listed in name order: http://ramsgatehistory.com/research.html

EXAMPLE: George BATH, fisherman:"Ramsgate: Smuggling case - "the 2nd and final examination of Edward Lowther, Daniel Gardener and George BATH, all fishermen belonging to the "May Flower" fishing smack, property of John COOK, on board of which vessel was found a quantity of smuggled tobacco snuff and cigars, took place last week. It appeared that there were 3,225 lbs tobacco, 1,213 lbs snuff and 412 tobacco stalks or cigars. They all pleaded guilty and were sentenced to pay £100 each, and in default of payment to be imprisoned until fine is paid in the Sandwich house of correction. The boys belonging to the vessel were discharged, it being supposed they acted under the influence and orders of the master and the men." no more information. (Dover Telegraph 10 Jan 1846 p.8 col.2)

No comments: