Monthly Archives: February 2014

Saville’s Spinney Chapter 13 Investigations and Recriminations ( Part 2 ) First Draft


The Nottingham Journal carried a detailed account of the events of the week over three columns, with an initial editorial under the heading of Execution of Saville – Fearful Loss of Life Extraordinary and cold blooded atrocity in cutting the … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 13 Investigations and Recriminations ( First Draft)


 As the new week started on Monday 12th August yet another Coroner’s Inquisition began. Shire Hall was busy once more with many witnesses called and their depositions recorded. A jury was sworn in and the Coroner sought an explanation for … Continue reading

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