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Jane Clouson's tragic story is the subject of this new podcast episode narrated by Mike Guilfoyle





In this podcast FOBLC historian Mike Guilfoyle tells the extraordinary story of Jane Clouson the 17 year old maid buried in the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries, whose murder became a legal cause celebre following the controversial acquittal of the accused, the wealthy Victorian gentleman Edmund Pook. This recording was produced by Mark Lingwood, Tempest Productions.

For the full story read Paul Thomas Murphy's book 'Pretty Jane and the Viper of Kidbrooke Lane: A True Story of Victorian Law and Disorder: The Unsolved Murder That Shocked Victorian England'