Murderers

From The Gentlemans Magazine, April 1765 "Sunday 14, The murder of Mrs Ruscombe and her maid was found out; the maid let in a female acquaintance unknown to her mistress, and this acquaintance let in two fellows, unknown to the maid. They all three murdered the maid first, and then the mistress. This abandoned creature, … Continue reading Murderers

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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