Special lists

Murders

no.full nameburial
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1James Baldwin189829
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Murdered whilst on duty with the Metropolitan Police - see http://www felbridge org uk/index php?p=2_45
2G D R Black1941
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Lt.Col. George Duncan Ralph Black of the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps - murdered by the Japanese when they entered the hospital on Christmas Day, 1941
3Denis Decrès182059
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born into a family with a strong naval tradition he joined the French navy in 1781 and participated in the Battle of Saintes in the American War of Independence At the outbreak of the revolution he was sent to the Indian Ocean with the French fleet but in 1794 he was ordered to return to France where he was promoted to captain only then to be arrested for his noble descent In 1796 he participated in the failed French invasion of Ireland and then joined the Egyptian expedition leading the capture of Malta and participating in the battle of Aboukir Napoléon then appointed him maritime prefect of Lorient and then from 1801-1814 minister for the navy and the colonies He was repsonsible for sending the French fleet to Trafalgar In 1815 he resumed his ministerial position during the Hundred Days but withdrew from public life under the restored monarchy He was murdered by one of his own servants who set fire to his house in att
4Denis Decrès182059
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Born into a family with a strong naval tradition; he joined the French navy in 1781 and participated in the Battle of Saintes in the American War of Independence. At the outbreak of the revolution he was sent to the Indian Ocean with the French fleet; but in 1794 he was ordered to return to France where he was promoted to captain; only then to be arrested for his noble descent. In 1796; he participated in the failed French invasion of Ireland; and then joined the Egyptian expedition; leading the capture of Malta and participating in the battle of Aboukir. Napoléon then appointed him maritime prefect of Lorient; and then from 1801-1814 minister for the navy and the colonies. He was repsonsible for sending the French fleet to Trafalgar. In 1815 he resumed his ministerial position during 'the Hundred Days'; but withdrew from public life under the restored monarchy. He was murdered by one of his own servants who set fire to his house in attempted robbery.
5Natalie Jane Earp-Pearman1992Tragically Murdered.
6Enoch Goldey (Goldy)186924
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Murdered by poachers.Named spelt 'Goldy' on contemporary press reports.See http://www.woldnewton.net/files/murders/murders
7Celia Holloway183132brutally murdered in the Lovers Walk in this parish - this was the original Brighton Trunk Murder
8Venda Holtman1981taken from us by foul murder; hidden and discarded for 20 years
9John Humphreywas murdered
10William Johnson186332who was murdered 19th October
11Edith Keals191510/02/1915 Edith and her infant son were murdered by her brother in law Norman Keals.
12John Kingham189365Cruelly Murdered in Yewsden Wood
13Arthur Louis Hubert Latham191229
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Aviation pionneer who attempted ne of the first cross-Channel flights and was a competitor of Louis Blériot. Died in the French Congo possibly murdered. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Latham
14John Priest188750Murdered at Normanby
15Natalia Sergeyevna Romanov195272
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The Countess (later Princess) Brasov was the sister-in-law of the last Tsar of Russia. She contracted a morganatic marriage with the Tsar's younger brother Grand Duke Michael; who was murdered in 1918 during the Russian Revolution. As she was twice-divorced and not of royal birth; she was not accepted by her royal relations. She escaped Russia and remarried again after her husband's death. She died in poverty in Paris. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natalia_Brasova
16Robert Snowball188026Murdered
17Henry Stanynought183537
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Stationer of Paddington; London. Murdered his eldest son; tried to commit suicide; and was sent to an insane assylum. Died the same year. See http://www.exclassics.com/newgate/ng875.htm
18Henry William Duncan Stanynought183510Eldest son; murdered by his father.
19William Thompson189232Born Burton on Trent Murdered by his wife's lover Alexander Scott

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