In 1914 the Tasmanian Government didn’t hand out the death penalty lightly. Joseph Belbin was just one of three people executed by court order in Tasmania in the 20th Century. But why did this young, hard-working, 19 year old man, who read Charles Dickens in his spare time, commit one
Buried at the public cemetery in Chudleigh, without even a rock to mark the spot, are the graves of convict Isaac Riches and his wife Hannah. Somewhere in the same cemetery, but far away from the Riches grave, is the unmarked grave of John ‘Jackey’ Lambert, the man who murdered
The grave of George Johnson sits lonely under a row of pine trees in section B4 at Carr Villa Memorial Park. Not a skerrick of grass grows around it. Infact George’s grave is quite uninteresting… until you have a closer look. It’s a long story, but well worth the read.