Crime and murder in Victorian Leicestershire 1837-1901 by Michael Tanner

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Published by Anderson in Leicester ((29 The Fairway, Blaby, Leicester)) .

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  • Crime and criminals -- England -- Leicester -- History -- 19th century.

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Statementby Michael Tanner.
LC ClassificationsHV6950.L4
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Pagination50p. :
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL17400748M
ISBN 100950477796

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Books shelved as historical-true-crime: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the.

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Was there a police force. Although there were various groups of people whose role it was to catch criminals, at the start of the Victorian period there was no official police force in England. People became worried that crime was getting worse as cities began to grow. Mother-of-three is stabbed to death in early morning attack 'with her children still inside the family home' Police were scrambled to terraced house in Highfields Leicester 9am yesterday.

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Find items in libraries near you. 19th-century writers and their readers loved crime, and some of the greatest writers of the century focused on sensation: indeed, it is hard to think of a Dickens novel which has no crime element at all.

In perhaps the most famous of all murder scenes, the burglar Bill Sikes, in Oliver Twist, murdered his mistress, novel was immediately reproduced onstage, as most plays were. This book features fifty-six Victorian cases of murder covered in the sensational weekly penny journal the Illustrated Police News between and Some of them are famous, like the Bravo Mystery ofthe Llangibby Massacre of and the Mrs Pearcey case of ; others are little-known, like the Acton Atrocity ofthe Ramsgate.

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