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By David Goodman

Hull is better identified for its thriving port. the commercial revolution which profited Hull so good, got here a a better fee than so much may anticipate. in just a hundred years the inhabitants rose from 22000 to 239000. homes have been equipped quick and shut jointly, public well-being suffered dramatically and affliction used to be rife.The colossal inhabitants intended a truly excessive point of crime. With virtually one homicide some other week, attacks, suicides and different acts of violence have been so common that newspapers in simple terms said the main vile of crimes. Victorian Hull was once a really harmful position to dwell indeed!David Goodman has prepare a few murders suicides and unsolved murders from 1873 via to 1924. tales contain: 'Murder at the Farm 1903' - Annie Marshall a fifteen yr outdated farm employee used to be shot two times within the face and dumped into the river through a fellow employee. 'Horrific baby homicide 1873' - Sarah Alice, merely four months outdated was once beheaded by means of her personal mom after she did not 'bond' with the kid, she was once found...

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Amongst the tight-knit fishing community of Hull there was shock and anger at the news of the murder and Brand’s subsequent conviction. There was revulsion at such crime going on aboard a working vessel. One said: His conduct was a disgrace to all sailors; but he’s to be punished, and that is all we care about. We only want to forget all about it and not to remember that Brand was ever one of us. Armley Gaol in its early days. West Yorkshire Archive Service Such was the widespread feeling over the crime that with the death sentence having been passed on Brand, there were, unusually, no petitions or calls for a reprieve.

Other titles in the series Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Blackburn & Hyndburn, Steve Greenhalgh. 99 Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in and around Chesterfield, Geoffrey Sadler. 99 Please contact us via any of the methods below for more information or a catalogue. uk First published in Great Britain in 2005 by Wharncliffe Books An imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd 47 Church Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2AS Copyright © David Goodman, 2005 9781783408290 The right of David Goodman to be identified as Author of this work has been asserted by her in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

She married her husband in wartime, but almost immediately he went off to serve in a regiment abroad and due to the fact that they spent so little time together, the couple separated; though they remained friends and were in regular contact, mainly for the sake of the children. Since the separation, Bousefield and the children had lived with eighty-year-old Thomas Senior, a coal trimmer, and his nephew, George Barber, in Arundel Street off Holderness Road. Bousefield was working as Senior’s live-in housekeeper.

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