The Annual Register for the year 1767, 14th February

14th February 1767 The following account is given of Mr. Higgins, who was lately committed to the castle of Gloucester. ┬áThat he was born at Cradley near Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. ┬áHe lived for some time at Knutsford, in Cheshire, where he married a woman of a very good family; that in October 1765, he had … Continue reading The Annual Register for the year 1767, 14th February

A Report of the Murder of Mrs Ruscombe and her Maid

In the Gentleman's Magazine, October 1764, between a report on the tide and one on the price of hops, lies the following report on the murder of Mrs. Ruscombe and her maid: "Mrs. Frances Ruscombe and her maid, were most barbarously murdered at her house on College-Green, Bristol, in the open day, by persons unknown, … Continue reading A Report of the Murder of Mrs Ruscombe and her Maid