Document ReferenceOs C 129
TitleLetter from Sir J. Gurney, East Sheen, Surrey, to J.E. Denison; 3 Sept. 1844
Date3 September 1844
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConsists of reply to Denison's enquiry in [James] Belany's case [alleged poisoning of his wife]; comments on difference between his private and judicial opinion of prisoner; refers to reports of case in newspapers such as the Times and potential for prejudice.
Termcrimes, poisoning
legal cases, murder; James Belany
press, attitudes towards

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9678Belany; James C. (fl 1838-1844); Dr; surgeon and alleged poisonerfl 1838-1844
NA9679Belany; Rachel (-1844); Mrs; née Skelly wife of James Belany-1844
NA9680Gurney; John (1768-1845); Sir; judge baron of the Exchequer 1832-451768-1845
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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