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 Subject  Date  Description
Elsdon 10 November 1877 Restoration of Elsdon Church uncovers 1,000 skulls.
Elsdon 25 July 1878 An Elsdon farmer became so annoyed at the neighbour?s refusal to close gates around his property that he tried to force him to do so ? and was stabbed in the stomach for his pains. Although his wife sewed his protruding entrails back into his stomach, the farmer died and his assailant was charged with murder.
Elsdon 14 November 1878 A man awaiting execution in Morpeth Gaol for the murder of a shepherd in Elsdon was reprieved by the Queen and his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
Elsdon 18 November 1880 Villagers in Elsdon found a notice posted on the church door signifying that the parish churchyard would ?forthwith be totally discontinued for purposes of burial.?
Elsdon 13 February 1892 Disturbances during Methodist services in the ?Long Room? at Elsdon. ?Elsdon has always been a strange place, with strange doings, and so it must be still.?
Elsdon 09 December 1896 (NJ) Death of Henry Storey, builder, of Elsdon on 07/12/1896.
Elsdon 09 February 1907 Sad death of Robert Ormiston through burning at Elsdon.
Elsdon 20 July 1907 Guided and aided by their Rector, residents of Elsdon had constructed and erected an organ for their parish church.
Elsdon 16 May 1908 New Institute at Elsdon.
Elsdon 28 May 1910 Death of George Ormiston on 19th May at Coalsfield House aged 52.

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