Muder & Crime in Birmingham
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Muder & Crime in Birmingham

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This chilling collection brings together true-life historical murders that shocked not only the city but frequently made headline news throughout the country. Cases featured here include riots in 1791, a bank robbery in 1844 and an arson attack in 1912. Murder most foul also raises it's ugly head, with John Thompson stabbed his common-law wife in a fit of drunken jealousy in 1861, and Mary Albion is murdered in her bed when a robbery went wrong in 1898. Vanessa Morgan's well-illustrated and enthralling text will appeal to everyone interested in true crime and the shadier side of Birmingham's past.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 160 x 232 x 10mm | 240.4g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752471538
  • 9780752471532
  • 2,103,983

About Vanessa Morgan

Vanessa Morgan has worked as a genealogist for 20 years and has written many articles for genealogical magazines. She regularly gives talks on Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Birmingham murders. She lives in Redditch, Worcestershire.show more

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