Mary Newman was 50 when she was stabbed to death by her partner in front of their 13-year-old daughter.
Mary Sandford was not the victim of a sudden or brutal attack. Instead she suffered a long, slow death from starvation and neglect.
The death of a 48-year-old police constable results in two men being charged with murder.
Notting Hill and Notting Dale epitomised the contradictions of 19th Century London, a city wherein the poor lived yards away from people spending more in one day than they would in a year. In the sweeping crescents, gardens and walks along Ladbroke Grove down to Campden Hill and Holland Park… You must be a paid […]
On the morning of 11 January, 1888, two-year-old Percy Ostler was being looked after by his heavily-pregnant mother, Louisa, and her sister Henrietta Brown, at their basement flat below a chemist’s shop at 55 Trafalgar Road in Greenwich, south London. At around 10.45am, Miss Brown decided to go out briefly… You must be a paid […]