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Crowds turn out for Duke’s funeral

Crowds turn out for Duke’s funeral
From this newspaper 150 years ago. – The funeral of the late Duke of Cleveland took place on Tuesday, and, notwithstanding it was ostensibly private in its character – a desire to that effect having, shortly before his death, been expressed by the deceased nobleman – an immense concourse of persons were present to witness the obsequies pertaining to the occasion.

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Darlington and Stockton Times