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Murder of William Weare

John Thurtell

Murder of William Weare

(the) trial of Thurtell, Probert and Hunt.

by John Thurtell

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Published in (London? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Caption title.

ContributionsHunt, Joseph, fl. 1859., Probert, William, d. 1825., Weare, William, d. 1823.
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19974936M

  Set in chronological order, Beran explores the murder of William Weare by Jack Thurtell; a series of dismembered corpses around London, focusing on the murder of Hannah Brown; the sensational death of Lord William Russell in his own bedchamber; and (of course) Jack the Ripper. Get this from a library! Trial of Thurtell and Hunt. [John Thurtell; Eric R Watson; Great Britain. Assizes (Hertford)] -- Trial for the murder of William Weare.

Similar Items. The fatal effects of gambling exemplified in the murder of Wm. Weare, and the trial and fate of John Thurtell, the murderer, and his accomplicesoirs and anecdotes of notorious blacklegs by: Thurtell, John, Published: ().   Thurtell had been found guilty of the murder of a gambler named William Weare, and the case had fired the public imagination. At the start of the book, she quotes Thomas de Quincey, writing in.

The fatal effects of gambling exemplified in the murder of Wm. Weare and the trial and fate of John Thurtell, the murderer and his accomplices by, , T. Kelly edition, in English. The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of William Weare and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer. London: Printed for Thomas Kelly, Contemporary calf rebacked with uniform leather, boards double ruled in gilt, raised bands, gilt fileted and titled in compartments, gilt chain turn-ins. Illustrated title page.


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“They cut his throat from ear to ear, his head they battered in; his name was Mr William Weare, who dwelt at Lyon’s Inn.” This well-enough known fragment of doggerel has been inscribed in an early hand at the back of one of my Chelsea bookfair purchases, an first edition of George Henry Jones’ Account of the Murder of Mr William Weare: It’s a nice book, uncut in its original.

Account of the Murder of the Late Mr. William Weare : Including the Circumstances which First Led to the Discovery of the Murder, and the Detection of the Murderers, the Depositions Taken Before the Magistrates, the Coroner's Inquest, the Trials of the Prisoners, and the Execution of John Thurtell, at Hertford, on Friday the 9th of January Embellished with Views of Gill's-Hill.

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One of the accomplices to the murder, Joseph Hunt, was sentenced to transportation to New South Wales, and was sent to New South Wales on the Countess of Harcourt. William Weare, a solicitor and a gambler, was killed by John Thurtell, a former Royal Marine officer and an amateur boxer, who owed Weare an immense sum of money.

The murder in Elstree of solicitor and gambler William Weare is featured in a new book, Crime in Hertfordshire: Murder and Misdemeanours. The book, published by The Book Castle, details various murders in the county between andincluding a chapter on the death of Weare, who was killed after he cheated John Thurtell out of £ Buy Account of the Murder of the Late Mr.

William Weare by Jones, George Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Henry Jones. The Book of Radlett & Aldenham. by David Wratten. Barracuda Books,ISBN 0 9. Hardback, 27*21 cm, pages, mostly pictures, end-paper maps: Probert's Cottage, Gill's Hill Lane - Connected with the murder of William Weare in Book, Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm.

Summary: Collection of five pamphlets, two newspaper articles, five plates and two plans relating to the murder of Weare and the trials of Thurtell and Hunt.

Notes: Spine title with cataloguer provided other title. Half bound in tan leather with marbled boards. The Radlett murder, also known as the Elstree murder, was a murder in Radlett, Hertfordshire, England, in The victim, William Weare, was killed in Radlett and the body disposed of in a pond in crime gained a great deal of attention and was the subject of numerous books.

This is an excellent no-frills nuts-and-bolts discussion of the murder of William Weare by John Thurtell and a couple of his friends.

There's no doubt involved here (Thurtell shot Weare, cut his throat, and actually killed him by shoving the barrel of the gun through his skull), except in the degree of involvement of Joseph Hunt and William Probert, both of whom gave accounts of the murder /5(3). Similar Items.

Narrative of the murder of Mr. Weare at Gill's Hill, near Aldenham, Hertfordshire, on the evening of Friday, October with original letters, never before published / Published: () A full account of the atrocious murder of the late Mr.

Weare containing the examinations before the magistrates, the proceedings of the coroner's inquest, with the whole of the evidence, the. As for Weare, he was interred in an unmarked grave in Elstree Parish Church. Author Albert Borowitz's book “The Thurtell-Hunt Murder Case” documents the details of this crime.

While doing research for the book inhe was told “Even at the time, there seems to have been doubt about where in the churchyard the burial took place.”. The trial of Joseph Hunt (), John Thurtell () and William Probert for the brutal murder of William Weare, a London solicitor, over a gambling debt in was a public sensation.

It was a crime that so excited the public imagination that Ferguson records 17 titles related to it in The Radlett murder case: 1: Radlett, England: William Weare was shot and his throat cut by John Thurtell, the son of the mayor of Norwich.

The body was disposed of in a pond in Elstree. 17 books were written about the murder in the following year. The murder of Lord William. Trial for the murder of William Weare Original issued in series: Notable English trials Includes appendices Includes list of titles in series Includes bibliographical references Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada A quite complete and descriptive account of the investigation, trial and philosophical considerations of the "Radlett Murder" of William Weare.

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In 1 library. Collection of five pamphlets, two newspaper articles, five plates and two plans relating to the murder of Weare and the trials of Thurtell and Hunt. 1 v. ; 22 cm. Weare, William, Thurtell, John, Hunt, Joseph, active Trials (Murder) -- England -- Hertfordshire.

Murder -- England -- Hertfordshire. Murder -- England -- Hertfordshire -- Pictorial works. Narrative of the murder of mr. Weare, at Gill's hill, near Aldenham Paperback – by William Weare (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer, and His Accomplices; with Biographical Sketches of the Parties Concerned, and A Comment on the Extraordinary Circumstances Developed in the Narrative, in which Gambling is proved to be the Source of Forgery, Robbery, Murder, and General Demoralization.

The Radlett murder in sparked a wealth of murder entertainment. The Radlett murder involved three men mired in the vices of gambling and boxing who killed a fourth man, William Weare.

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My library.Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Hunt, Joseph, active ; Format: Book; xxxii, 56 pages: illustrations ; 22 cm.