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Peter Hills, Gamekeeper from Parlington Estate Murdered at the age of 51 by Poachers in spring 1879 Lived in Lakeside Cottage. Buried in Aberford Church graveyard near Gascoignes.
[From an original kindly contributed by Mr Paul Addy of Home Farm Pheasent and Partridge Breeders]

A full description of the sad incident, titled Fatal Affray at Parlington can be found on the Barwick in Elmet Historical Society's site. By Harold Smith

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