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The Circus comes to town! On 21st June 1901, John Sanger’s travelling circus wended its way into Beverley. Here, the elephants slope into Wednesday Market, followed closely by a pair of camels. In the days before television, events like this would have caused much more of a stir than they do nowadays. Just ten years later, in 1911, circus proprietor Sanger was murdered with a hatchet by one of his workers, Herbert Charles Cooper.
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