Tag Archives: murder

Acid Bath Murderer in Horsham

I have a connection with John George Haigh, the Acid Bath Murderer, who in 1949 murdered Olive Durrand-Deacon. He was held in a Horsham police station before a hearing in the town hall. Haigh murdered six people that was confirmed but he claimed more, dissolving the bodies in sulphuric acid in a large oil drum.

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In Search of a Gibbet

I am out in the countryside again and this time I seek the gibbet of Jack Upperton, a rouge labourer from Burpham, in West Sussex who robbed the mail and was hanged for the crime.

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