Durham Executions: From 1700 to 1900

Maureen Anderson explores the social and economic background of murder cases policing, methods of Victorian and Edwardian detectives as well as the execution process. It is the untold story of the men and women who faced a long or short drop at the end of the executioner's rope in or near Durham Gaol. The remarkable events and circumstances surrounding several well-known as well as many fogotten murders are covered.