Chapbooks, prints, and cuttings relating to notable criminals

Inventory list
Identifier Title Level of description Date Sort ascending Digital object
loose after f. 131 Cutting from the London Evening Post, containing a report of a rape and burglary at the house of Colonel James Des Romains Part 25–27 Oct. 1733
loose after f. 151 Cutting from the London Daily Post, containing a report of the pursuit of Thomas Rowden and Richard Turpin in Hainault Forest Part 3 Oct. 1735
ff. 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15–23 Leaves from The Trial of the Notorious Highwayman Richard Turpin (first edition) Part 1739
f. 28r Printed sheet, possibly a broadside, headed ‘A Pious Warning to Impenitent Sinners Set forth in the Last Speech and Dying Words of William Dunkan, an House Breaker who was Executed at Tyburn […], on Saturday Aug. 10, 1751’ Part [1751]
loose after f. 4 The Penny London Post Part 9–11 Jan. 1751
ff. 51, 54–6, 58–63, 65, 70 Leaves from Genuine Memoirs of the Life, Family, and Behaviour of Laurence Shirley, Earl of Ferrers Part [1760]
f. 53r Print captioned ‘A Perspective View of the Execution of Lord Ferrers at Tyburn May 5th 1760, for the Murder of his Steward’ Part [1760]
f. 47r Cuttings from the London Chronicle, containing an account of the dying testimony of Lord Ferrer’s steward Part 31 Jan.–2 Feb. 1760
f. 49v Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing various items of news, none apparently relating to Lord Ferrers Part 12–14 Feb. 1760
loose after f. 50 Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing a report of Lord Ferrers’s journey from Leicester to London Part 12–14 Feb. 1760
f. 47r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing a report of Lord Ferrers’s examination before the Lords and his committal Part 12–14 Feb. 1760
f. 47r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing a report of the presentation to the House of Peers of the bill found against Lord Ferrers Part 18–20 Mar. 1760
f. 47r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing a brief report of Lord Ferrers’s journey from the Tower to Westminster Hall Part 15–17 Apr. 1760
f. 49v Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing a report of the com-mencement of Lord Ferrers’s trial Part 15–17 Apr. 1760
f. 48r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing a report of the passing of sentence on Lord Ferrers Part 17–19 Apr. 1760
f. 46r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing an article headed ‘A brief Account of the Family of Earl Ferrers’ Part 3–6 May 1760
f. 50r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing reports of accidental deaths in the crowds attending the procession of Lord Ferrers to his execution Part 6–8 May 1760
f. 50r Cutting from the London Chronicle, containing details extracted from the printed account of Lord Ferrers’s last day [An Account of the Execution of the late Laurence, Earl Ferrers] Part 13–15 May 1760
f. 49r Page from the London Chronicle, containing an account of the trial of Lord Ferrers, headed ‘Letter from a Noble Lord to the Author the Lady’s Museum’ Part 7–10 June 1760
ff. 112–27 Leaves from A Circumstantial Account of that Unfortunate Young Lady Miss Bell, otherwise Sharpe, who died at Marylebone on Saturday, October 4 Part 1761
f. 25v Cuttings from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing an account of Gardelle’s examination and committal Part 28 Feb.–3 Mar. 1761
f. 25v Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing a brief account of the inquest into the murder of Mrs King, which Gardelle admits Part 3–5 Mar. 1761
f. 25r Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing a report of the penitence expressed by Théodore Gardelle, now in Newgate Part 7–10 Mar. 1761
f. 27r Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing an account of Gardelle’s offer to sign a confession Part 10–12 Mar. 1761
f. 25v Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing a report of Gardelle’s attempt to kill himself by swallowing coins Part 31 Mar.–2 Apr. 1761
f. 26r Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing an account of Gardelle’s confession and execution Part 2–4 Apr. 1761
f. 27r Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing an account of Gardelle’s trial Part 2–4 Apr. 1761
f. 25r Cutting from the Whitehall Evening Post, containing a report suggesting that Gardelle may have previously murdered a woman in the Hague Part 9–11 Apr. 1761
f. 4v Print captioned ‘Representation of a repreive [sic] brought for a Criminal while on the way to the place of Execution' Part [1768]
f. 133 Print captioned ‘Anthony and Emanuel de Rosa, and William Fullagar, Murdering Mr William Fargues in the Night near the Barking Dogs by Hoxton’ Part [1768]