Stirling Murder & Crime
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Stirling during it's long history. Cases of murder, robbery, assault and fraud are all examined as the darker side of this historic city's past is exposed. From cases as famous as the execution of Andrew Hardie and John Baird for high treason in 1820, to little-known crimes such as that of eighty-four-year old Allan Mair, hung for the murder of his eighty-five-year old wife, Mary, in 1843, this book sheds a new light on the city's criminal history. Illustrated with a wide range of archive materail and modern photographs, Murder & Crime: Stirling is sure to fascinate both residents and visitors alike as these shocking events of the past are revealed for a new generation.
- Electronic book text | 96 pages
- 31 Jan 2012
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
About Lynne Wilson
Lynne Wilson is a chemist who has worked predominantly in the scientific sector. She also has a Diploma in Criminology and has worked in a research position within the legal sector and in an adminstrative position within Criminal Justice. She is the author of A Grim Almanac of Glasgow.