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  • Murder at Burn Hill farm

    Murder at Burn Hill farm

    On May 18th 1885, The Northern Echo newspapers reported the murder at Burn Hill farm. Seventeen year old Sarah Dunn stood in a special court in Bishop Auckland, accused of the murder of her illegitimate child. After the murder took place on the 8th, Sarah Dunn, accompanied by her father Richard, went to Richmond in…

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