Oxfordshire Murders

In recent years, Oxfordshire has become almost synonymous with murder. Fortunately for the inhabitants of the county, these murders have been fictional ones ...

Oxfordshire Murders

Oxfordshire Murders

Oxfordshire Murders brings together twenty-five murderous tales, some which were little known outside the county, and others which made national headlines. Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most heinous crimes ever committed in Oxfordshire. They include the deaths of two gamekeepers, brutally murdered in 1824 and 1835; Henrietta Walker, killed by her husband at Chipping Norton in 1887; Mary Allen, shot by Harry Rowles at Cassington in the same year; and Anne Kempson, murdered by Henry Seymour, a door-to-door salesman, in Oxford in 1931. Nicola Sly’s carefully researched and enthralling text will appeal to anyone interested in the shady side of Oxfordshire’s history.

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Oxfordshire Murders
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Nicola Sly
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: The History Press

Oxfordshire Murders brings together twenty-five murderous tales, some which were little known outside the county, and others which made national headlines. Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most heinous crimes ever committed in Oxfordshire. They include the deaths of two gamekeepers, brutally
A Grim Almanac of Oxfordshire
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Nicola Sly
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: The History Press

A Grim Almanac of Oxfordshire is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from the county’s past. There are murders and manslaughters, including the killing by Mrs Barber of her entire family in 1909 while temporarily insane, and the brutal murder of four-year-old Edward Busby in 1871, killed by his
Oxfordshire Murders
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Leonard Woodley
Categories: Murder
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Jon Carpenter Publishing

The stories of twelve actual murders that have occurred within the county of Oxford over the last two hundred years are told here by a former CID officer with unique access to some of the investigating officers and police records. Read about? deadly encounters with poachers? a widow murdered for
Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Michael Knox Beran
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Bringing to life the ghastly ambiance of a vanished epoch, Murder by Candlelight presents a terrifying glimpse of the horror beneath the seeming civility of the Romantic era. In the early nineteenth century, a series of murders took place in and around London which shocked the whole of England. The
A Grim Almanac of Leicestershire
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nicola Sly
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-01 - Publisher: The History Press

A Grim Almanac of Leicestershire is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 macabre moments from the county’s past. Featured here are such diverse tales as mining disasters, freak weather conditions, industrial catastrophes, train crashes and tragic accidents, including the Oadby woman who was killed by a wasp sting in 1925 and

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