No announcement yet.

19th Century Serial Killers

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #31
    Lee Ah Bow aka Quimbo Appo killed 3 in New York 1859-1876

    Antonio Boggia killed 4 in Italy 1849-1859
    This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.

    Stan Reid


    • #32
      Joseph Vacher, the French Ripper.


      • #33
        Originally posted by DVV View Post
        Joseph Vacher, the French Ripper.
        I saw a new book at Borders the other day about this case entitled The Killer of Little Shepherds.
        This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.

        Stan Reid


        • #34
          An English book or a translation from French ? Who's the author ?



          • #35
            I don't know for sure about translation but the author is Douglas Starr.
            This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.

            Stan Reid


            • #36
              Then I don't know this book, thanks Stan.


              • #37
                Originally posted by Madam Red View Post
                New updates!

                Jack the Ripper

                H. H. Holmes
                Amelia Dyer
                Mary Ann Cotton
                Jane Toppan
                George Chapman
                Belle Gunness
                Joseph Vacher
                Servant Girl Annihilator
                William Palmer
                Johann Otto Hoch
                The Bloody Benders
                Thomas Neill Cream
                Thug Behram
                Delphin LaLaurie
                Burke and Hare
                Catherine Wilson
                Joseph Philipe
                W. H. Theodore Durrant
                Thames Torso Murderer
                Amelia Sach
                Annie Walters
                Jesse Pomeroy

                Walter Horsford
                Frederick Deeming
                Catherine Flannagan
                Margaret Higgins
                Louisa Jane Taylor
                Henri Pineux ("Count Henri de Tourville")
                Roland P. Molineux

                Thomas Piper
                Anna Zwanziger
                Joseph Briggen
                Lucretia Cannon
                Thomas Carr
                George Caraway
                Williamina Dean
                Martin Dumollard
                Gessina Gottfried
                Marie Jeanneret
                Helene Jegado
                Pierre Lacenaire
                Sarah Jane Newman
                Charles Peace
                Pierre Voirbo
                Thomas Wainright
                Alfred Warder
                Margaret Waters
                Edmund de la Pommerais
                Edward Pritchard
                Jean Raies
                Stephen Richards
                Sarah Jane Robinson
                Lydia Sherman

                John Wesley Hardin
                William Bonney ("Billy the Kid")

                John Bishop
                Thomas Williams
                Mary Ann Britland
                Jane Scott
                Sarah Dazley
                Jessie King

                Ada Chard-Williams
                William Williams

                Jean Baptiste Troppman
                Eugene Chantrelle

                Thanks everyone for contributing!

                Boston, you say? I live in the area, although I've never heard of him before. Definitely going to have to look into this....

                My friend lives quite a bit away, so I'm still waiting for the return of my copy. XD

                Thank you for your fascinating input, Jeff. <3 I really appreciate it.

                I'm probably going to go through these names over the weekend and organize the list properly- ABC order, timeline, victim #, confirmed, suspected, or unknown.

                Totally amazed how many women are on this list.
                "Is all that we see or seem
                but a dream within a dream?"

                -Edgar Allan Poe

                "...the man and the peaked cap he is said to have worn
                quite tallies with the descriptions I got of him."

                -Frederick G. Abberline


                • #38
                  Maria van der Linden (or Van der Linden or Vanderlinden) murdered by poison 16 to 27 people (sources vary) between 1880 and 1883 in Leiden, Holland. Another 45 - 50 victims survived.

                  Cool name.



                  • #39
                    Ratcliff Highway murders?

                    Might be considered a spree killer, I don't know much about the case until I get the book from mum

                    nice list btw and worth a bump!


                    • #40
                      Originally posted by Abby Normal View Post
                      Totally amazed how many women are on this list.
                      You might also add

                      Harry Hayward of Minnesota - who murdered his misress Kitty Ging with two assistants, and in his confession mentioned several other previous killings that had not been solved.

                      Samuel Dougal, who killed one definite victim in 1899 (and was tried for it in 1903 and convicted). He may have killed two earlier wives in the 1880s.

                      Dr. Milton Bowers of San Francisco - supposedly (he was acquitted)killed three wives.

                      Robert Butler, who killed a wife, husband, and child (but was acquitted after a remarkable defense of himself in court) and later killed a man he was trying to rob.

                      John Owens, who slaughtered a family of a blacksmith in 1870.

                      Thomas Fury (Great name that!) who killed his family in 1865 or 66 - he wanted to get his figure into the Tussaud Chamber of Horrors.

                      Emmanuel Bartholemey - made a career of killing policemen and political opponents in France in Britain, fighting the last known duel in England (which he probably fixed against his opponent). He ended beng hanged in 1855 for killing a wealthy merchant (who he was possibly trying to blackmail) and a retired soldier who tried to stop him. Reading about him he comes across as a total villain. He had one defender: Victor Hugo writes a chapter honoring him as a French patriot who "was misunderstood" by the British in the novel Les Miserables. If one really thinks highly of Hugo, reading that idiotic chapter reduces the novelist's stature quite a bit.



                      • #41
                        Pierre Rivière?