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By Martin Baggoley

Martin Baggoley was once born in Eccles . He spent a number of years operating in London and Salford as a civil servant, prior to qualifying as a probation officer in 1976. because then, he has labored within the larger Manchester sector, and through this era won a masters measure in criminology. He has written for a few united kingdom and American specialist journals on felony justice matters. His major curiosity is the historical past of crime and punishment and for this e-book, he has combind his specialist event and educational services together with his curiosity in neighborhood heritage.

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The coroner’s jury returned after forty-five minutes with their findings, which were that Evan Meller had been murdered by William Robert Taylor, and Martha Ann Taylor had been an accessory. The jury was convinced that the children did not die from natural causes or accidentally, but were murdered by persons unknown. There was widespread public alarm following the failure to find any cause of death in respect of the children, which was reflected in the local press coverage of the case. Attention focussed on the brief period of time allowed by the coroner for the analysis to be made, and there was implicit criticism of Dr Hudson, his equipment and methods used.

Shortly after the Taylors moved in, the water pipes began leaking badly, and after they advised Mr Meller, a plumber was sent to repair them. However, a few days later they began leaking again, and despite several requests from Taylor, no further repairs were carried out. Courtesy of Manchester Central Library (Local Studies and Archives) During the evening of Sunday, 19 February 1862, the boiler exploded. All of the family were at home, but their daughter, Harriet Jane, was sat in front of the fire, and took the full force of the explosion.

Dunn was also tried for the unrelated matters stemming from his employment as agent for Diadem. During this trial, many answers were provided regarding the will. It was acknowledged by all of the parties that the deceased had not known of the £300 policy on his life, and it had been established that James Monaghan and Dunn had taken the policy out and paid the premiums themselves up to John’s death. A few days before John’s death, his son-in-law, Francis Keene, had made out a will stating that the policy for £10 16 shillings (£10 80p), which he had taken out with the Wellington Insurance Company, was left to his wife, Eliza.

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