Inquiry into case of Timothy John Evans (Brabin Inquiry): Transcripts and Papers
The series consists of documents made available to and created by the Inquiry into the case of Timothy John Evans (Brabin Inquiry). They include transcripts of evidence given at trials of Evans and John Christie, statements by witnesses, transcripts of daily proceedings, manuscript notes by Mr Justice Brabin, drafts of report and sundry administrative papers.
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The Inquiry was set up by the Home Secretary, Sir Frank Soskice, in 1965 to examine the case of Timothy Evans, accused of murdering his wife and daughter, later convicted of murdering his daughter and hanged in 1950. The Inquiry, chaired by Hon Sir Daniel Brabin, was held in public at the Royal Court of Justice.The main hearings were held between 22 November 1965 and 21 January 1966; two sessions were private, though a transcript survives for only one of these. The report of the Inquiry (Cmnd 3101) was presented to Parliament in October 1966.
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