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Murder & Crime in Harrogate & District

Murder & Crime in Harrogate & District

by James Rogers
     
 

Drawing on a wide selection of sources and illustrated with more than 50 images, this collection of grisly tales explores the shadier side of Harrogate's past.  Among the cases featured here are a police constable stabbed in Pateley Bridge in 1831; a wife who poisoned her husband in Dallowgill in 1834; and two children murdered by their father in Ripon in

Overview

Drawing on a wide selection of sources and illustrated with more than 50 images, this collection of grisly tales explores the shadier side of Harrogate's past.  Among the cases featured here are a police constable stabbed in Pateley Bridge in 1831; a wife who poisoned her husband in Dallowgill in 1834; and two children murdered by their father in Ripon in 1837. Also included is a Beckwithshaw woman purportedly buried alive in 1888, and a baby found drowned in the River Nidd in 1842, as well as highway robbery, assault, and mysterious disappearances. With murders, hangings, kidnap, and violence, Murder & Crime: Harrogate & District is sure to captivate and horrify everyone interested in the criminal history of this part of North Yorkshire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752456225
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Murder and Crime Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

James Rogers is a transport history enthusiast and has written a number of books on railways. This is his first true-crime title.

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