Elizabeth Beaumont et al. in The Hole, St Martin's Round House Gaol, London - between 16 July, 1742, 02:00 AM and 16 July, 1742, 04:00 AM

from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 07 February 2019), October 1742, trial of William Bird (t17421013-19).:

[William Bird was tried for the murder of Phillis Wells who suffocated in an underground cell, ‘The Hole’ at St Martin’s Round House, a gaol run by and where Bird lived. He was found guilty and sentenced to death, later commuted to transportation. In total six of a group of twenty women died as a result of incarceration overnight in the six-foot square space. The constables responsible for gaoling the women …   more >>

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Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 07 February 2019), October 1742, trial of William Bird (t17421013-19)., number t17421013-19. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1550839336051 accessed: 21 September, 2021

location of experience: The Hole, St Martin's Round House Gaol, London

Listeners

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unspecified singing-- prisoners

Experience Information

Date/Time between 16 July, 1742, 02:00 AM and 16 July, 1742, 04:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public, solitary

Notes

The listening experience was identified in ‘The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913’, a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court. Tim Hitchcock, Robert Shoemaker, Clive Emsley, Sharon Howard and Jamie McLaughlin, et al., The Old Bailey Proceedings Online, 1674-1913 (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0 February 2019)


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:42:16 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:01:34 +0100