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A selection of links for you this month largely relating to relatively recent crime cases. There’s some resolution in a few cases, speculation in others... read more »
An unwelcome feature of modern life is the telephone cold-call, with the person at the other end of the line often spinning a credible yarn in an attempt... read more »
A view of the prison execution room where Woods was hanged in 1901 (© Nell Darby) In January 1901, a week after Queen Victoria had died, William Woods,... read more »
Posted by Krista J. Kesselring, 10 October 2021. A new collection of essays on the Court of Star Chamber and its records is out now, freely available... read more »
Job Hartland and Rebecca Anstey married at the parish church of Great Washbourne, Gloucestershire, on 28 March 1859. Their first child, Ellen, was baptised... read more »