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

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The Wrong Man, October 1764

Regarding the murder of Mrs Ruscombe and her maid, for which Higgins was rumoured to be responsible. From the Gentleman's Magazine, October 1764 October, Friday 19 "One Isaacs, an old industrious country shoemaker, who came to town to sell a cargo of shoes, had the curiosity to enquire at Mr P***man's, in Cranbourne-Alley, for an … Continue reading The Wrong Man, October 1764