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Thornton, Abraham (c. 1793–1860), bricklayer and accused murderer, was the son of a builder of Castle Bromwich. He was accused of rape and murder after attending a dance where he became intimate with a gardener's daughter named Mary Ashford. They left the dance together and her body was found the next morning in a deep pool of water near a local footpath. ...