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Frome Murders and Misdemeanours


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(Mick Davis & David Lassmam)  The authors have delved into the local records of Frome, historically one of the largest towns in Somerset, to reveal the dark side of life for ordinary people through the ages.

The stories include a trial for witchcraft and the role of the vicar of Frome, a sadistic murder of the serving girl by her mistress and her mistress’ daughter, the parish constable’s account of his day-to-day dealing with domestic violence, drunkenness and general disorder, and many others.

94 pages.  Soft covers.