Thos. Beldom, a travelling Gipsy, was charged with assaulting Wm. Fletcher, at Totternhoe, on the 21st ult. The complainant was also a travelling Gipsy, and challenged the defendant to 'leather' him. Defendant complied with his request effectively, but not to the satisfaction of the complainant.
The Bench dismissed the case.
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Bedfordshire Times and Independant - Saturday, 9th April 1859
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