The History of Leith

June 26, 2006

Two separate cases of rape, in Paisley and Edinburgh, 1830

This report begins: ‘Account of that Cruel and Horrid Rape which was perpetrated by a Man on a Woman on the Paisley Road, on SATURDAY, and who was apprehended by a passenger on the Road . . . Also, an account of another Cruel Rape . . . on a Girl, only thirteen years of age . . . In Cumberland Street, Edinburgh’. The sheet was printed in Glasgow by William Carse. for more click here

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