Tag: Manchester

  • THE TRAGIC CASE OF THOMAS MATTHEWS (1893) | True Crime S2 – Ep12

    THE TRAGIC CASE OF THOMAS MATTHEWS (1893) | True Crime S2 – Ep12

    As the sun rose over the City, the lush green landscape would reveal its secrets that lead to many a person frequenting the meadow that at times became their home-from-home. The chorus of pleasant sounding birds, the sound of the slow running river that contained a plethora of wildlife from…

  • THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep7  pt2

    THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep7 pt2

    “The Burnley Sensation” as it was now becoming known had caused a great stir not only in Burnley but also that of Manchester and not even the hustle and bustle of daily life could conceal the fact that something of unusual importance was about to take place, and on Friday…

  • THE MANCHESTER RIPPER (1905) | Manchester

    THE MANCHESTER RIPPER (1905) | Manchester

    On the afternoon of April 11th, 1905, roughly around 3.00pm – a rag and bone man by the name of David Shields was going around searching for unwanted items of rags and other wares he could go on to sell, when, after making his way along the backs of Hoyle…

  • THE MANCHESTER RIPPER (1905) | True Crime – S1 – Ep9

    THE MANCHESTER RIPPER (1905) | True Crime – S1 – Ep9

    On the afternoon of April 11th, 1905, roughly around 3.00pm – a rag and bone man by the name of David Shields was going around searching for unwanted items of rags and other wares he could go on to sell, when, after making his way along the backs of Hoyle…

  • MARY ANN BRITLAND | True Crime – S1 E2

    MARY ANN BRITLAND | True Crime – S1 E2

    134 years ago today – 9th August 1886, Strangeways Prison would witness the first ever execution of a female. In this episode we take a look at the life (and crimes) of Mary Ann Britland – a serial killer, who was found guilty of killing one of her daughters, her…