Episode 8

The Horfield Barrack Shooting

Season: 3 Episode: 8

John Maskell was considered a man of very good character, having been in the Royal East Kent Regiment, or Buffs, for many years. So what pushed him over the edge in April 1868 and made a man such high standards go on a rampage around his barracks? You won't believe the answer.

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SOURCES

Bristol Mercury - Saturday 09 May 1868

Ancestry.co.uk

Free BMD

St Martin’s Parish Magazine

Invicta: The Queen's own Buffs journal

The Standard,

The Times,

Pall Mall Gazette,

Manchester Times May 9, 1868

Leeds Mercury

www.cofegv.org.uk

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Intro music by The Model Folk 

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Hello there! My name is Alice and this is The Backtracker History Show Podcast where I ask you to join me on a meander down through the archives to find out more about the people, places and events from the past.

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