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Roughead, William 1870-1952

Overview
Works: 138 works in 577 publications in 1 language and 8,837 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies  Biography  History  Trial and arbitral proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner
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Most widely held works about William Roughead
 
Most widely held works by William Roughead
Classic crimes by William Roughead( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of some of Great Britain's most celebrated murder cases: Burke and Hare, the Bravo case, the murder of Jess McPherson, and others
The murderer's companion by William Roughead( Book )

9 editions published between 1929 and 1996 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burke and Hare by William Burke( Book )

39 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Burke, William Hare, Mrs. Hare and Helen M'Dougal were associated together in the murder of more than sixteen persons, whose bodies were sold to a Dr. Knox, of Edinburgh, for anatomical purposes. This volume deals especially with the trial in the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, December, 1828, of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, who were indicted for the murder of three of the victims
Trial of Oscar Slater by Oscar Slater( Book )

41 editions published between 1910 and 2007 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tried in the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, May 1909, for the murder of Miss Marion Gilchrist
Trial of Deacon Brodie by William Brodie( Book )

31 editions published between 1906 and 1995 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of William Brodie and George Smith in Edinburgh, 1788, for the crime of theft attended with house-breaking
Trial of Dr. Pritchard by Edward William Pritchard( Book )

29 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Pritchard was tried in Glasgow, 1865, for the murder of his wife, Mary Jane Pritchard, and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Michael Taylor
Trial of Mary Blandy by Mary Blandy( Book )

19 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Blandy was tried in 1752, for the murder of her father, Francis Blandy
The works of John Galt by John Galt( Book )

3 editions published between 1936 and 1968 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of John Donald Merrett by John Donald Merrett( Book )

11 editions published between 1929 and 1995 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Donald Merrett was tried in the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, February, 1927, for the murder of his mother and for uttering forged checks upon her bank account
Trial of Katharine Nairn by Katharine Nairne( Book )

15 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katherine Nairn was tried before the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh, August 5-16, 1765, for the crimes of incest and murder of Thomas Ogilvie
Trial of John Watson Laurie : (the Arran murder) by John Watson Laurie( Book )

13 editions published between 1932 and 1995 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fatal countess and other studies by William Roughead( Book )

10 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve Scots trials by William Roughead( Book )

18 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glengarry's way, and other studies by William Roughead( Book )

15 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Mrs. M'Lachlan by Jessie M'Lachlan( Book )

23 editions published between 1911 and 1995 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tried in Glasgow, 1862, for the murder of Jessie M'Pherson, otherwise Jessie M'Pherson Richardson
The riddle of the Ruthvens and other studies by William Roughead( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing but murder by William Roughead( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burke and Hare by William Roughead( Book )

10 editions published in 1921 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Captain Porteous by John Porteous( Book )

15 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Classic crimes
Alternative Names
Roughead, W. N. 1870-1952

Roughead, W. N. (William Nicol), 1870-1952

William Roughead British criminologist

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English (334)

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