English Crime and Execution Broadsides

The life, trial, sentence, and execution of John Gould for the wilful murder of his daughter at Windsor

Creator/Contributor:
Gould, John, -1862, creator
Sprozen, George, printer.
Creation Date:
[1862?]
1862
Place Of Origin:
England
[Reading]
Publisher:
Printed for George Sprozen, Reading.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 54 x 19 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century.
Broadside poems-England-19th century.
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Gould, John
Murder--England--Windsor
Trials (Murder)--England--Reading
Executions and executioners--England--Reading--Poetry
Repentance--Poetry
Warnings--Poetry
Notes:
Prose accounts of the trial and execution of John Gould for the murder of his seven year old daughter. Gould's "dying speech" is in verse.
Verses begin : Good people all I pray attend.
Wood engraving (6 x 16 cm.) : Half-fiqure male, hanging before prison walls with spectators. With rule borders.
Date of imprint from date of execution, March 14, 1862 -- Capital Punishment UK site via WW, viewed January 22, 2008.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990022193090203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990022193090203941/catalog