Monthly Archives: October 2013

Saville’s Spinney Chapter 8 National News (First Draft)


News of the murders at Colwick was now spreading far beyond Nottingham and its surrounding villages. Copies of the Nottingham Newspapers were carried aboard the many coaches leaving Nottingham for various towns around the country. Printed accounts of the murders … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 7 The Inquisition Concludes (First Draft)


At precisely half past ten on Tuesday morning, Christopher Swann flanked by two magistrates, marched into the court room at County Hall and took his seat. All present rose to their feet and the room was plunged into a temporary … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 6 The Inquisition Resumes Part 3 ( First Draft)


The next witness was another who had given testimony at Colwick and who was now recalled; it was none other than Constable Parr. He was holding up a small piece of material in his right hand as he began to … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 6 the Inquisition Resumes Part 2 ( First Draft)


The next witness to be called was John Bamford. After being sworn in he explained how he knew Saville as he was also employed as a Framework Knitter and lodged with the Suttons. “I have known him since last New … Continue reading

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