Criminal Liverpool by Daniel K Longman
Criminal Liverpool is an entertaining and informative round-up of some of the strangest, most bloodthirsty, despicable and comical crimes that took place in and around Liverpool from the Victorian era up to the early twentieth century. Daniel K. Longman's scrupulous research has uncovered many enthralling cases that have been long forgotten, and sheds new light on a variety of sinister incidents. The cases featured include the tragic tales of Frances Wallace, whose mummified remains were found decomposing in the water closet of her Hope Place home, and the horrific crimes of the Tuebrook baby-killer, Elizabeth Kirkbride. The stories are supported by seventy-five fascinating illustrations and will appeal to anyone who has an interest in the more sinister side of the city's history.