Unsolved Murders in South Yorkshire

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'Interesting', 'detailed'

  • Pen and Sword Books
  • February 2013
  • Pages: 160
  • ISBN 10: 1845631595| ISBN 13: 978-1845631598

A well illustrated book featuring 10 unsolved murders dating from the 1850s to the 1980s. This book is the culmination of years of original and painstaking research which has already generated new leads to some of the cases featured.

High profile cases such as Anne Dunwell are included. However, the book also features little known cases.

The book contains the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • A Victorian Shooting: The Murder of George Firth (1851)
  • The Shocking Death of the Bearded Lady (William Ratcliffe) (1883)
  • Death of a Draper: The Mysterious Case of Florence Hargreaves (1926)
  • The Murder of a Barnsley Gangster: The Death of Mark Scott (1931)
  • Murder of a Musician: The Death of Lily Stephenson (1962)
  • A Beast at Large: The Murder of Anne Dunwell (1964)
  • The Most Wanted Man in Sheffield: The Hunt for the Killer of John Wortley (1975)
  • The Violent Murder of Barbara Young (1977)
  • The Tragic Murder of an Unidentified Baby Girl (1981)
  • The Murder of the Cheerful Jamaican: The Calculated Murder of Terivia Cameron (1982)
  • Out of the Cold in South Yorkshire (a general chapter about the Cold Case unit at South Yorkshire police and the quest to bring murderers to justice)

  • The book has an RRP of £12.99 (paperback). The book is also available in Kindle and other e-book formats (prices vary).

    Website created in January 2015.