The History of Leith

October 23, 2006

Trials and Sentences’, Edinburgh, 1833

This crime report begins: ‘just published, a correct account of the Trials and Sentences of the different prisoners that came on before the High Court of Justiciary, this day — Four Catholics for attempting to murder a man for being a Protestant, at Queensferry — Janet Ferguson, or Charters, for Robbery of jewels, pearls, diamonds. gold and silver plate, from General Sir James Gordon.’ The sheet was published in 1833 by Forbes & Co. of the Cowgate, Edinburgh. for more click here

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