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By Geoffrey Wright

ISBN-10: 1783408499

ISBN-13: 9781783408498

Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths round Southport takes the reader on a sinister trip via centuries of neighborhood crime and conspiracy, assembly villains of all types alongside the best way - cut-throats and poisoners, murderous enthusiasts, baby-farmers and baby-killers, burglars, fraudsters and the so-called 'doctor of death'. The publication documents crime and punishment in Southport in all its stunning kind. among the acts of wickedness Geoff Wright describes are the shoemaker homicide, the disappearance of Alfred Brewer, the unsolved homicide of William Rhodes, the drugging of Councillor Fletcher, the wife-killing Dr Clements and the baffling homicide of businessman Harry Baker. His chronicle of Southport's hidden background - the heritage this Victorian seashore hotel would like to put out of your mind - might be compelling examining for somebody who's attracted to the darkish facet of human nature.

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In February 1947 she seemed to have improved and was out and about, but Dr Holmes heard that Clements was, surprisingly, telling friends that his wife was still very ill, again using his stock sinister prophecy, ‘it was only a matter of time’ (before she died). But this time it would be a case of fourth time unlucky. One of these was his old friend Mrs Amy Winifred Stevens, a wealthy widow. He had telephoned her when his wife was ailing, asking if in the event of anything happening to his wife, could he go to her as a lodger, until he made other arrangements, which she agreed.

It can also boast a beautiful stained glass window which floods the stairway with coloured light. It’s such a shame it has been neglected for many years, to become a sorry-looking, run-down house separated into flats. The doctor’s stylish address, the Waverley Hotel, on the Promenade. Author’s collection Police officers on the Dr Clements case. Southport Visiter Chapter 3 Who Killed Draper Harry? Bootle 1958 The baffling murder of respected businessman, Harry Baker, who was found stuffed in two coal sacks in a field.

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