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Hemyock History Group Talk

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Dr David Pugsley wil be giving a talk at the Church Rooms on 14th February at 7.30pm on the famous Moretonhampstead murder in 1835 which he has researched with access to all the relevant papers.

Dr David Pugsley, the Devon Legal eagle working for Exeter University, will be talking about this murder in 1835.  All the papers will be discussed including a speech by the Home Secretary in the House when he stated that "the criminal classes did not require as much evidence to convict as normal citizens."   We are privileged to have this historical legal expert presenting such an interesting case in the pleasant surroundings of the Hemyock Church Rooms. Everyone is welcome to come along for a sociable evening and stimulating discussion.