Monthly Archives: January 2014

Saville’s Spinney Chapter 12 Is it time? Part 2/2 ( First Draft)


The Police Watch-House on Long Row was utilised as a temporary morgue. By nightfall it contained eight dead bodies, which had been moved from a warehouse on High Pavement where they were first taken. All the victims were either young … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 12 Is it time? ( First Draft)


The street outside Shire Hall was completely full of people. Many had been waiting since dawn. A large group of women had taken a position in the nearby St Mary’s graveyard and had been there since the early hours; their … Continue reading

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