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Brownrigg, Elizabethlocked

(c. 1720–1767)
  • Philip Carter


Brownrigg, Elizabeth (c. 1720–1767), murderer, of whose parentage and early life nothing is known, is first heard of in the late 1740s working as a servant for a family residing in Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields, London. According to the Gentleman's Magazine she was then about twenty-seven years old, at which age she married ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)