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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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ISBN13: 004303
ISBN: 004303
Published: March 1955
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Out of Print

Substantial parts of this book have previously appeared in print, namely in the London Evening Standard, Everybody's, the Manchester Evening Chronicle, and the provincial newspapers which take the feature service supplied by the Central Press, Ltd.

I am grateful to the editors of these journals for kindly enabling me to republish them in this form. I am also indebted to the editor of the News of the World for permission to quote an account of a case recently described in its pages.

The following illustrations are reproduced from the Notable British Trials Series by permission of the publishers, William Hodge & Co., Ltd - I.R.A. bomb outrage at Coventry (from the Trial of Peter Barnes and Others); the yard with the drums used by Haigh (from the Trial of John George Haigh); Edith Thompson and Frederic Bywaters (from the Trial of Bywaters and Thompson); and George Chapman (from the Trial of George Chapman).

The remaining illustrations are reproduced by courtesy of Picture Post, Picture Press, Topical Press and William Heinemann Ltd.


Legal History
Foreword On Crime
Sir Travers Humphreys and his Cases
Sir Travers Humphreys
The Great Pearl Robbery
The Button and Badge Murder
The Black Book Trial
The Case of the Forged Telegrams
The End of Horatio Bottomley
The Thompson-Bywaters Murder
The Mr A Case
The Shooting of P.C. Gutteridge
The Honeymoon Mystery
The Trial of Mrs Barney
The Fire Raisers
The Double Confession Murder
Lord Simon and his Cases
Lord Simon
The Man who Libelled King George V
The Titanic Disater
The Kuepferle Spy Trial
Count de Borch and the Unwritten Law
The Bath Club Case
The Portugese Banknote Case
Law and Crime
Sir Patrick Hstings
The Last of the Serjeants
The Crime Doctor
Were they Wrong to Find Him Guilty
Metropolitan Policewomen
The I.R.A> Coventry Explosion
The Strange Disappearance of Mr Bathurst
Why Do They Confess
Crime in the United States
Howe Safe are the Mails
The Enigma of the Multiple Murderer
Multiple Murders in History
Poisoner and Ripper?
The Brides in the Bath Case
The French Bluebeard
The Lonley Hearts Murders
The Acid Bath Killer
The Case For and Against Flogging
The Problem of the Young Offender
Changes in the Law
Juvenile Courts
Corrective Treatment
Punishment and the Home Background
What is the Best Cure