Albert Christopher Addison

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Albert Christopher Addison (1862–1935) was an English writer born 1862 in Northallerton, Yorkshire. In 1868 his father Daniel Addison founded the Tamworth Herald newspaper.[1]

Prison sentence[edit]

In September 1896 Addison was sentenced to six months hard labour at the Old Bailey for forging and uttering an order for the payment of £2 5s., with intent to defraud.[2] He was also charged with stealing two spirit levels and other articles of Henry Robert Bicknell, his master.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Story of the Birkenhead 1902 published by the Gresham Press Unwin Brothers Ltd 27 Pilgrim Street London E C.
  • A Deathless Story of The Birkenhead and its heroes co-authored with W H Matthews 1906 published by Hutchinson & Co Paternoster Row London A full account of the HMS Birkenhead (1845) disaster
  • The Romantic Story of the Mayflower Pilgrims 1911 published by L C Page Boston Mass USA
  • The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers and their founding of new Boston 1912 published by L C Page Boston Mass USA
  • The Boston Guidebook 1923 published by Wing Boston Lincs.
  • The Ancient Guildhall: Extract from the "Boston Guide Book" 1930 published by Wing Boston Lincs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2007/news/a-little-herald-history/
  2. ^ Old Bailey Proceedings Online, Trial of Albert Christopher Addison. (t18960908-639, 8 September 1896).
  3. ^ Old Bailey Proceedings Online, Trial of Albert Christopher Addison. (t18960908-620, 8 September 1896).

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