Thursday 23 May 2024

Kate Dover and the death of Thomas Skinner - The Times 17th December 1881


The above is from the Times dated 17th December 1881. I have had this cutting for a while and was going to post an article to the site. However I found that there was was an excellent article on Wikipedia that covered not only the poisoning of Thomas Skinner but the trial and the aftermath

It is a fascinating case and one that caused controversy at the time. It did nothing to quieten "the poisoning panic that agitated the inhabitants" of Sheffield 

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