So who was Thomas Palin?

So who was Thomas Palin?

Plans to commemorate a little know chapter in our local history edge forward.

“On Saturday last, Thomas Palin, convicted at our late Assizes of a felonious riot near Wellington was executed in front of the County Gaol in the presence of a large concourse of spectators. The behaviour of the unhappy man to the last moment was firm and becoming his situation” – The Salopian Journal of 11 April 1821

Find out more: https://jacksonlawley.wordpress.com/2017/11/28/the-battle-of-cinderloo-1821-what-is-to-be-done-to-comemorate-it/

One thought on “So who was Thomas Palin?

  • February 11, 2018 at 4:55 pm
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    They certainly knew how to punish them. Nowadays they’d probably stick them in the jacuzzi at the local health centre

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