Episode 21

Ep21. The Stranger Murder

She was a domestic servant from Yatton in Somerset who was walking to Gloucester to meet her young man. He had recently joined the Militia and was doing training there and she was planning on moving there and finding work. A tragic story of the end of a young girl's dreams.

The part of Lucy Derrick is played by Becky Vicker of St Stephen's Drama Group. 


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Thornbury Museum http://www.thornburymuseum.org.uk

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Bridport News - Friday 16 May 1879

Cornishman - Thursday 10 April 1879

Gloucester Journal - Saturday 03 May 1879

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