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Catherine Hayes
Burnt for petty treason.

Sarah Malcolm
Information on her murder, arrest and trail.

Earl Ferrers
Lawrence Shirley, the 4th Earl Ferrers, was born on the 18th of August 1720 and has the dubious distinction of becoming the last peer of the realm to be hanged as a common criminal.

Eliza Fenning
Elizabeth Fenning (always known as Eliza) was an attractive 20 year old girl who worked as the cook in the household of Robert and Charlotte Turner in London's Chancery Lane.

Jack the Ripper
A series of murders in 1888 - 1891 in London's East End were investigated with increasing urgency by Scotland Yard. The murder victims were all women, and were linked by gruesome disfigurement by the perpetrator, who was never identified.

Neville Heath
a dangerous man for a woman to have known
Jenny Diver
Jenny Diver's real name was Mary Young but she was re-christened by her gang as she was such an expert "diver", as pick pockets were known at the time.

Mary Blandy
Mary Blandy was 31 when she was hanged in 1752 for the murder of her father, by poisoning.

John Thurtell
Biography of the murderer.

Reginald and Ronald Kray
notorious criminals whose obsession with assaulting others, encouraging each other to greater levels of violence, and extending their personal power and domination culminated in a serious protection racket in London and a number of murders.

Daniel Good
Daniel Good was tried, found guilty of murder and publicly hanged at Newgate on 23rd May 1842

Liverpool & Merseyside Murders
Various murders and deaths in the counties.
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