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WEST PORT MURDERS

... little elderly woman ?? seen begging about the lest Port; she entered the 0 sh°P of Mr ]Rymer, near to Burke's house, for this pur- pose, while Burke was there purchasing whisky. He seems rto iav Immediately fixed upon her as a fit subject for his atrecious ...

HIGH COURT OF JUSTICIARY, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24. 1828

... five whets witness and s [I wife left Burke's hostse first. Burke camne to Ilsre's for d them abiott seven, lie tlsitks. Bttrke was not in 1-are's at sliupper ; hut M~rs Burke was. '[le Hares lied left it before e Burke came. .Jolin M' Cullochi, .porter.-On ...

WEST PORT MURDERS

... for doing it arrives. Burke and lic get up a sham fight, to produce a noise as of braw- ling and quarrellitg. Catmi-von enough in their horrid ghb()deh ; a;td awhen tbis L as been continued long enough as tl~cr I ihi lk, Burke suddenrly SpTritgs Lirec ...

TOWN COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

... and who, along with Burke, took the body to the dissecting.room, and were invited to breakfast with Burke and his wife the following mornitg. When the police, whose skill and activity in this case transcend all praise, visited Burke's house on Saturday ...

Published: Thursday 13 November 1828
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3222 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

HIGH COURT OF JUSTICIARY

... a I I IEDINBURGH- TH1URSDAY-DECEMBER 25. There is no publc news of any kind, and we are glad of it.. The trial of William Burke and Helen TI'Dougal, for the murder of the woman A'Gonegal. or Campbell, or Duflie, or Docherty, while it must form the subject ...

YORK AUGUST MEETING

... fillies. T'lo miles. (20 sub- scribers.) l.ord Fitzivilliam's br. f. Ballad Singer, by Tranmp Air Riclsdale's b. c. Master Burke, by l'ha1ntoln - 2 ?? ?? l). c. Lambtonian, by Flilho da Plta '3 'MIr Petre's b. f. Delphine. by Whisker 4 Mr 11ouldsworth's ...

Published: Thursday 14 August 1828
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 963 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THEATRE ROYAL

... by lrslf-sc-nothored screamis andI fohit cries of mnurdler. To these, howover, Frobable OWilti t5 the general character of Burke and of thle plersons ?? freqoentoil his Ioseon, unfortunately 00 atten i -n was paid, nor ditl- any otto attempt to ascertain ...

HOUSE OF LORDS—Feb. 26

... Pitt expsresses a distinact aitd unequivocal oipiniorn in favour of tise repeal of the tent and corporation act is There is Burke, who was, eos kis owvn statemeist, tie iledly in favour of the repetilof eiil clisabi lit a under %iv qiitl the Dissenttees ...

Published: Saturday 01 March 1828
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 9889 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

Advertisements & Notices

... 13SaDGE STRREET, Nos. One and Two, price 6d. each,! (Embellished with a View of Burke's House) of A N AUTHENTIC anti FATTHFJL HISTORY tS of the ATROCIOUS lURDItRS committed b I BURKE and his Associates, containing every atuthentic iparticular, and a full disclosure ...

THEATRE ROYAL

... Leith, a new series of contentious. The re- Mr slulttions will be found in our first ipag e. tori- THE WEST PORTr MUatDEas.-Burke and his wife laria have been committed for the murders of Mrs Carap. the bell (tile Irish woman whose death led to the investi ...

SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND

... tlile yeair of our Lord G od 1689, be-. ingf, t he first , ft- ?? y ea r-cal cti a t et by John Goldsm i ti. By IAlr Francis Burke, ti~ountant, Fkidinburgh. 4. 1 Chroniron Coellobii 'Sdnetm Crtici Edinlllirgentss itirlim in ltreem editum. Printed at Edinburgh ...

Published: Thursday 27 March 1828
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1676 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

Caledonian Mercury

... the monst cisilized parts of tine world, of perfect religious lihcrty), is Etigland, e rejecting the col seels of Pitt, Fox, Burke, Witndhatmn, f, and treating even thn Dutke of Wellitigton as a betrayer, 6 d because lie Cannot be induced to desert thc plan ...

Published: Saturday 27 September 1828
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2586 | Page: 2 | Tags: News