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date: 05 March 2021

Butchill, Elizabethlocked

(c. 1758–1780)
  • Greg T. Smith


Butchill, Elizabeth (c. 1758–1780), child murderer, was raised in Saffron Walden, Essex. Nothing is known of her parents. Roughly three years before her offence Butchill, 'a decent plain young woman' (Laurie, 958), moved to Cambridge to live with her aunt ...

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