18 March 2021
On 7 May 1839 the widow Fanny Phillips was found murdered in her bed, her life savings of £300 stolen. And her murderer nearly got away with it!
16 March 2021
Wychwood Forest, West Oxfordshire
"My neck is but very short now, perhaps it may be longer at midsummer!" - William James, who was hanged for the murder of gamekeeper James Millen in 1824.
10 March 2021
Divinity Road, East Oxford
"One moonshiny night, as I sat high, Waiting for one to come by, The boughs did bend, my heart did ache, To see what hole the fox did make."
3 March 2021
The Dunsdon brothers of Fulbrook were once the most feared criminal gang in all of Wychwood, but they met their end due to a bungled burglary that resulted in a severed arm!