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"The prisoner is the mother of the murdered child". Damning evidence in the Celestina story given by my 3x great grandmother Julia:
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More #victorianmurder and scandal!
Genealogy and family history: Australia, Ireland, London and Wales
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Family History Societies - this is a great idea!
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Who killed Celestina Christmas? The murderer is revealed... https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/who-killed-celestina-a-christmas-tale-pt-9/
So far, at the lengthy procedures at Clerkenwell Police Court, the evidence against Charles and Celestina Sommer given on Monday, 18 February, 1856, has covered the arrest of the couple for the mur...
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Here it is - for my bloodthirsty blog-pals, at last a horrible and mysterious murder is committed!
https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/2015/05/09/a-horrible-and-mysterious-murder-a-christmas-tale-pt-6/ #victorianmurder
Londoners reading their local newspaper, the Standard, on Monday, 18 February, 1856, would have been brought up short by this headline, tucked away at the bottom of page three under the ship news: ...
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Fantastic Findmypast freebies this weekend - even if you've got a sub! Plus news of a new drama series about #Australia's first convicts. https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/findmypast-freebies-this-weekend/ #genealogy  
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How my 3x great-grandmother was involved in the Celestina Christmas scandal: https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/2015/01/18/a-christmas-tale-pt-3-baby-celestina-and-the-harringtons/
The darker corners of #genealogy...
In the last episode of the Celestina Christmas story, we left the older Celestina - born in 1827 - pregnant at the age of 17. This was a disaster for an unmarried girl. She was now 'soiled goods' a...
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"You will kill me!"
Bloodthirsty blog-readers, here's the next instalment of #victorianmurder https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/…/the-murder-of-celestina-…/ #genealogy
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Clerkenwell Police Court was crowded on Monday, 18 February, 1856, when two prisoners were charged with the murder of a young girl - the Islington Murder, as it came to be called. Some of the spect...
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Christmas becomes Sommer in this Easter episode of a #victorianmurder: https://rebelhand.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/christmas-turns-to-sommer-a-christmas-tale-pt-5/
Blood and horror next time, I promise!
In the last episode, Celestina Elizabeth Christmas's sisters got married. Celestina was still living with her parents and younger brother Alfred at their house in King Square in Finsbury, north Lon...
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About genealogy and history, especially the Irish rebellion of 1798 and early colonial Australia. Oh, and I wander around parts of Britain as well.
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