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Forum: A6 Murders 12-06-2018, 03:47 AM
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Not sure what this has to do with the A6 Murder...

Not sure what this has to do with the A6 Murder case, but I hope you wont mind me pointing out that William Herbert Wallace was born and raised in Cumberland. He was born in Bootle, Millom Cumberland...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
No, his opponents were the losers.

No, his opponents were the losers.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 05:30 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
He might have been but he won all his games.

He might have been but he won all his games.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 04:58 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Graham, You are quite right. I have done a...

Hi Graham,

You are quite right.

I have done a search to see if it had been sold but no sale appears to have been registered at the Land Registry.

S
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I assume that the photo was taken after the...

I assume that the photo was taken after the murder which was on 20 January 1931 yet none of the results for the previous two rounds of matches had been marked up. I assume that Wallace wisely stayed...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I have just found another podcast on this case...

I have just found another podcast on this case from some time last year. (https://player.fm/series/still-at-large-podcast-2313710/janice-carole-weston-11th-september-1983) I don't think there is any...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-19-2018, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I understand its meaning but cannot say whether...

I understand its meaning but cannot say whether everyone else does.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-18-2018, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
The telephone number was prominently displayed...

The telephone number was prominently displayed near the club’s notice board.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-12-2018, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I will look forward to that.

I will look forward to that.
Forum: A6 Murders 10-25-2018, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Sherrard would undoubtedly have challenged the...

Sherrard would undoubtedly have challenged the prosecutions interpretation of "done the lot". Woff's gripe is that this aspect was not considered by Hawser, a gripe which does have some...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-24-2018, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Alfie, I think Woff deals with this argument...

Hi Alfie, I think Woff deals with this argument on pp 249-250 of his book. Woff accepts that the gunman used the phrase “i’ve done the lot” but that that was in answer to a question posed by Gregsten...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-18-2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Alfie, This is how Hawser summarised the...

Hi Alfie,

This is how Hawser summarised the Trower/Hogan evidence. It seems that Hogan did not do too well in the witness box which might have given additional weight to Trower's evidence. It is not...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-15-2018, 05:57 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Footie and Woofie both realised that a man with...

Footie and Woofie both realised that a man with the name S P Terry would be unlikely to have gold cufflinks with the initial "E".
Forum: A6 Murders 10-15-2018, 04:48 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Alfie, just noticed this at paragraph 293 of...

Hi Alfie, just noticed this at paragraph 293 of Mr Hawser's report:

293. Mr. S. P. Terry.—He wrote to Mr. Hanratty on 5th March 1962
suggesting in the vaguest possible terms that he had been on the...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-14-2018, 12:40 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Your criticism of him might have more force if...

Your criticism of him might have more force if you had read his report.
Forum: A6 Murders 10-13-2018, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Obituary of Cyril Lewis Hawser who rumbled...

Obituary of Cyril Lewis Hawser who rumbled Hanratty’s alibi.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Janice was born in April 1947 and was 36 when...

Janice was born in April 1947 and was 36 when murdered, Tony was aged 39 having been born in 1944.

They were married in early 1982 having lived together since 1979.

It was Janice's first marriage....
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Looking at this report of the financial...

Looking at this report of the financial dispositions made by Janice's will, it seems that Tony Weston could have (with the agreement of his co-trustee) appointed the full £200,000 to himself...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I assume that there was no possibility that the...

I assume that there was no possibility that the number plate seller had made a mistake either of recollection or of record keeping, if not then this is the most baffling piece of the puzzle.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-07-2018, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Graham, It was reported that the police made...

Hi Graham,

It was reported that the police made over 5,000 interviews in investigating this case, generating over 12,000 pages of reports, so we only know a fraction of what the police discovered....
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-07-2018, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
One of her friends was reported as saying she...

One of her friends was reported as saying she might be prone to picking up hitch-hikers. Elsewhere it was reported that she desisted this practice on the insistence of her husband.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-06-2018, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hello Graham, No need to apologise for a very...

Hello Graham,

No need to apologise for a very interesting post.

I have now had an opportunity to read the extensive contemporary newspaper coverage of this murder.

The Crimewatch programme, which...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-03-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,138
Posted By Spitfire
There is a podcast of the Janice Weston murder...

There is a podcast of the Janice Weston murder here which someone has produced this year. (https://soundcloud.com/theoutlinespodcast/outlines-season-2-cambridgeshire-the-murder-of-janice-weston) The...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-01-2018, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
I don't know how much credence one should give to...

I don't know how much credence one should give to anything Mr Justice writes on matters concerning the A6 Murder. My inclination is to give it none.

I cannot believe for one moment that Joe Public...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-01-2018, 03:27 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I think it is only "moste" with his...

I think it is only "moste" with his plastic suit theory who contends that the abduction did not take place at the cornfield in Dorney Reach. Therefore the gunman (to use a neutral term) must have...
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