Books on Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire Murders

Nicholas Connell & Ruth Stratton

Sutton Publishing, 2003

Paperback, 24.5*17.5 cm, 168 pages


  1. Some Hertfordshire Tragedies

  2. The Trial of Spencer Cowper: Hertford, 1699

  3. The Gubblecote Witch Killing: Tring, 1751

  4. Death of a Highwayman: Bramfield, 1782

  5. The Night ot the Double Murder: Hoddesdon, 1807

  6. The Sensational Crime of Regency England: Aldenham, 1823

  7. A Triple Hanging: Tewin, 1837

  8. Death in the Line of Duty: Stevenage, 1857, Benington, 1871

  9. The Green Lane Baby Liller: St Albans, 1875

  10. Murder at Marshalls Wick: Sandridge, 1880

  11. Guilty or Insane?  Elstree, 1882

  12. The 'Hertford Horror': Hertford, 1899

  13. Murder at the Asylum: Abbots Langley, 1899

  14. A Love Tragedy: London Colney, 1910

  15. The Last Hertfordshire Hanging: Waltham Cross, 1914

  16. The Shop Murder Mystery: Hitchin, 1919

  17. A 'Rum Affair': Redbourn, 1921

  18. The Deep Freeze Death: Wheathampstead, 1957

  19. Hertfordshire Connections: Martha Ray, Thomas Neill Cream, George Chapman, Samuel Herbert Dougal, Dr Crippen, Alfred Arthur Rouse

As my great grandfather, Jacob Reynolds, had been involved in the Marshalls Wick case, I had a good look at this chapter - and the case is very well researched and documented, and the people mentioned are included in the index.

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