John Lee in Newcastle

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John and Jessie Lee moved to Newcastle where their son John Aubrey Maurice was born on 10 January 1910. On the wedding certificate, the groom stated his occupation as 'proprietor of general stores' but his son's birth certificate showed that Lee was working as a 'barman'. He was in fact, being very well paid to make personal appearances in a public house where people flocked to meet and shake hands with 'The Man They Could Not Hang'.

Written by Mike Holgate

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Title Value
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Identifier ref 128
Date   1909  
Format   photocopy of news cutting; 185 mm x 70 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Newton Abbot  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Lee. Torquay. Babbacombe.  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torquay Directory  
Keywords marriage wife biography