Read all abart it - NELSON NICKED - Read all abart it ...

120 years ago, sometime between the evening of the 8th December 1900 and the morning of the 9th, a crime occurred that shocked the nation. In what was described by one paper as an "unspeakable outrage," someone broke into the Painted Hall and stole the Nelson Relics that had been on display.

In his 2006 President's Address, and in the journal that followed, Anthony Cross picked up the story - republished here in its 19 page entirety. Follow the link below and enjoy!

(Newspaper clipping via the wonderful The British Newspaper Archive)