Catalogue description File of copy documents relating to Trunk Murders One and Two

This record is held by East Sussex Record Office

Details of SPA/11/3/1
Reference: SPA/11/3/1
Title: File of copy documents relating to Trunk Murders One and Two
Description:

Photographs of reconstructed brown paper bag from trunk found at Brighton railway station; 17 Jun 1934

 

Copy report (at least one page missing) of G Roche Lynch, director, Department of Chemical Pathology, St Mary's Hospital, London and Senior Official Analyst, Home Office, on the remains found at Brighton and Kings Cross railway stations; 6 Aug 1934

 

Copy letter from Sir Bernard H Spilsbury, department of Anatomy and Embryology, University College, London [and Home Office pathologist] to [addressee's name removed] concerning the contents of the Kings Cross trunk; 20 Jun 1934

 

New Scotland Yard memorandum on the evidential value of Spilsbury's opinion; 28 Jun 1934

 

Further opinions by Sir Bernard Spilsbury; 8 Jul, 16 Jul 1934 For his report see SPA 11/3/8

 

Memorandum by Detective Sergeant Edward R Ayres, Reigate, Surrey to Detective Inspector Pelling, Brighton concerning the suspicions of a member of the public of Dr Edward Seys Massiah of 8 Brunswick Square, Hove; 20 Apr 1935

 

Statement of Winifred Cramer, unemployed nurse, of 96 Richmond Road, Brighton, concerning her friendship with and the present whereabouts of Olive Taylor, formerly employed as cook-housekeeper by Dr Massiah; 16 Apr 1935

 

Report of Chief Inspector [Donaldson], CID, New Scotland Yard, London, of his investigation of Trunk Murders One and Two at the application of the Chief Constable of Brighton; Sep 1934

 

Endorsed 'return to D[etective] S[ergeant] James, Brighton Police For a further copy see SPA 11/3/8

Date: Jun 1934 - Apr 1935
Held by: East Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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