Kersey Farm Outrage

Farmer's wife brutally attacked

KERSEY FARM OUTRAGE

ARTICLE ON PAGE ONE OF THE ESSEX NEWSMAN, 17th  JANUARY 1914, RELATING TO AN INCIDENT AT KERSEY FARM 

In short, the farmer’s wife was brutally attacked in her own home by a burglar, who made off with a brass watch, some money and a large piece of pork.  This story not only made the Essex newspapers, but even appeared in the Liverpool Echo under the headline “In the Marshes – woman attacked in her cottage”

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