Episode 11

The Bath Mystery

When a young boy called Frank Clarke, aged 13, found a woman's hat on Bathampton Down on 7th August 1891, a bank holiday, it started off a mystery that still has many baffled!

Frank, who was there playing with several school-friends, brought home the hat and gave it to his mother, who with presentiment of a tragedy said, “I believe it belongs to someone who has been murdered, it shan’t stop in the house” the boy accordingly took it to the Police-station.

Find outwhat happened next in this amazing story that shocked the nation!

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SOURCES

Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser - Thursday 19 October 1893 Toronto Daily Mail - Saturday 28 October 1893

Ancestry.com

Western Mail - Friday 06 October 1893

Children's Homes http://www.childrenshomes.org.uk/

Evening Herald (Dublin) - Tuesday 26 September 1893

London Evening Standard - Wednesday 18 October 1893

http://elsieadelineluke.blogspot.com/p/bath-chronicle-14th-december-1893.html

Swindon Advertiser and North Wilts Chronicle - Saturday 16 December 1893

Bristol Mercury - Saturday 04 November 1893

Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Thursday 14 December 1893



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Hello there! My name is Alice and this is The Backtracker History Show Podcast where I ask you to join me on a meander down through the archives to find out more about the people, places and events from the past.

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