Catie Gilchrist

Murder, Misadventures and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner’s Court

Author: Dr Catie Gilchrist Publisher/Year: Harper Collins/2019 Publisher overview Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap – the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney. Murder in colonial Sydney was a surprisingly rare occurrence, so when it did happen it caused a great sensation. People flocked to the scene of the crime, to the coroner’s court

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