Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Chesterfield by Geoffrey Sadler
Maiming, brutal murders, crimes of passion, suicides and executions; Chesterfield has all these and more in 'Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Chesterfield'. The scenic landscape of Chesterfield presents a pleasant face to it's visitors, but a study of it's past shows that it has often been a dangerous place to live. Exploring a catalogue of crimes, some of which are little known while others still claim media attention today. 'Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Chesterfield' has a blood stained thread of crime that is followed from the 'Parish Church Murders of 1422' through later centuries to such crimes as 'A Scandalous Assault 1875' and 'You have Kicked me to Death 1882'. What unfolds is a dark chronology of the criminal past of Chesterfield. Take a journey into the darker side of your area as you read 'Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Chesterfield'.