Nicholas Cock

Died on 2nd August 1876
On 2nd August 1876, Police Constable Cock was on night duty in Upper Chorlton Road, Whalley Range, when it is believed he disturbed a burglar. A witness heard the sound of two gunshots, and then found Police Constable Cock lying in the road with a gunshot wound to his chest, which a short time later resulted in his death.
He was 23.

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