Richard Pickering

Died on 3rd November 1868
Superintendent Pickering was hit on the head during a riot at Rochdale on 13th April 1865, sustaining injuries. He returned to work, and was involved in policing another riot in Rochdale on 5th March 1868 when he was again hit over the head, causing injuries in the same area as previously. These injuries resulted in his death.
He was 51.

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