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JC26High Court of Justiciary processes1550-2008
JC26/1889High Court of Justiciary processes1889
JC26/1889/15Trial papers relating to William Henry Bury for the crime of murder at 113 Princes Street, Dundee. Tried at High Court, DundeeFeb-Mar 1889
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference JC26/1889/15/10
Title Medical Report on victim by Dr David Lennox and Dr William Kinnear. Case against William Henry Bury for the crime of murder.
Dates 14 Feb 1889
Access status Open
Location On site
Description Production for the defence, number one in the Inventory (see JC26/1889/15/9)
Level Item
Extent 1 item
Finding aids 19th Century Solemn Database
Publication note Execution referred to in Alex F Young 'The Encyclopaedia of Scottish Executions, 1750-1963', (1998), pp.130-131, states that as part of his confession Bury claimed to be Jack the Ripper, confessing to the Whitechapel murders. For information about the trial of William Bury, see Euan MacPherson 'The trial of Jack the Ripper: the case of William Bury (1859-89)', Edinburgh (2005).
Related record AD14/89/160 JC36/3
Accused William Henry Bury, Age: 29, sawdust merchant, Address: Princes Street, Dundee
Victim Ellen Bury, deceased wife of William Henry Bury (accused), 113 Princes Street, Dundee
 

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