The New Newgate Calendar

Gloucestershire Crime History

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Historical bits and pieces about crime and punishment in Gloucestershire

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rural, southern England

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“I’ve just murdered my two best friends.” A Cheltenham greengrocer tried for...

Job Hartland and Rebecca Anstey married at the parish church of Great Washbourne, Gloucestershire, on 28 March 1859. Their... • posted 50 days ago

Stolen U.S. Army Cigarettes Hidden in a Pram: Cheltenham, 1943

Advertisement for Camel cigarettes in Carolina Magazine, May 1943 (via archive.org.) ‘STOLEN U.S. “SMOKES”... • posted 457 days ago

A Judge threatens to jail the Deputy Chief Constable: Gloucester Assizes, 1895

Mr Justice Cave was not in a good mood as he sat in the courtroom of Gloucester’s Shire Hall on the second morning... • posted 626 days ago

A Boisterous Bonfire Night in Tewkesbury, 1876

Advertisement in the Tewkesbury Register, 28 Oct 1876, for fireworks on sale at a business in Tewkesbury, which may not have... • posted 754 days ago