Tuesday, 8 March 2011

A Twist in the Tale - The Trial & Execution of Robert Goodall, Part 2

Using the Ragged Ramblers' Audioboo channel, here is the second in a series of readings from transcriptions of articles in the Eastern Evening News, covering the trial and subsequent execution of Robert Goodall (sometimes spelt 'Goodale') during September and October, 1885. These are held on microfiche in the Local Studies floor of the Millennium Library. Robert Goodall was the first prisoner to be executed behind closed doors at Norwich Castle gaol.. The location of this was in, what is today, the 'Bernard Matthews [Art] Gallery' in the Norwich Castle Museum. 

I don't want to say too much about Mr. Goodall's demise at this point, other than to say that there is a twist at the end of this tale... 


Part 1 can be heard, HERE

~ Munro Tweeder-Harris, Esq. R.S.A.R. ~

1 comment:

  1. Berkley Redwood Jnr9 March 2011 at 18:57

    Sir, this is so exciting. Bring on the next installment! Its like Book at Bedtime!