The History of Leith

September 18, 2006

‘Awful and Alarming Alleged Murder, in North Bridge Street, Edinburgh’, 1834

This crime report begins: ‘Just Published, an Account of that horrible and cruel Murder, alleged to have been committed on the body of Mr Thomas Turner, late Landlord of the Ches’shire Tavern, North Bridge, Edinburgh; with the apprehension of Margaret Patrick or Turner, his wife, and Mr William Dodds, High Street, who are implicated in this tragical affair.’ The sheet was published on, or around, the 20th of March, 1834, by Forbes & Co. of the Cowgate, Edinburgh. for more click here

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