A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire


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From bodies in wells to withchcraft, highway robbery, suspicious deaths and bizarre murders, this book explores the darker side of South Yorkshire. Kevin Turton has searched meticulously through court records, Victorian newspapers and penny dreadfuls to fing a true grim tale for every day of the year. The stories recounted here include: 31 January 1905 when seven people died as the Scotch express hit a mail train on the Midland Railway at Storrs Mill, Cudworth in heavy fog. !2 February 1803 when Colonel Despard and six ...

A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire 2010, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752456782

Revised edition


A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire 2004, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750938181

Revised edition