Newspapers & Magazines with articles of interest



Bell's Weekly Messenger

14 Apr 1849   The Stanfield Hall Murders   p 1, col b

The Cambrian

06 Apr 1849 Stanfield Hall Murders - The Trial of Rush
20 Apr 1849  The Stanfield Hall Murders
27 Apr 1849 Execution of James Blomfield Rush
15 Jun 1849 The Sale of Stanfield Hall

Crimes and Punishment Weekly

Number 91 - 1976   Maddened by Greed  p 2535-2542 (Surprisingly good article about the Stanfield Hall Murders and the trial of J B Rush)

(The same article was also published in Crimes and Punishment - The Illustrated Crime Encyclopedia, Volume 21 - 1994. p 2601-2608)

Daily Express

17 Nov 1924   Claim to a 7,000,000 estate (About Charles Larner's claim to the Jermy estate)  

Daily Herald

17 Nov 1924   Romantic claim to Millions  (About Charles Larner's claim to the Jermy estate)

Daily Telegraph

28 May 2005   Work in Progress. Telegraph Magazine, p 68-71. (About Bayfield Hall)

Eastern Daily Press

15 Mar 1904   The Late Mrs Nichols - Reminiscences of the Rush murders
15 Apr 1955 A Norfolk Miscellany - The Jermy Millions (Article about Stewart Valdar's research into the Jermy family)
29 Apr 1955 A Norfolk Miscellany - The Jermy Pence (Reply to the above article from Phillip Jermy Gwyn)
10 Feb 1967 Mystery note on Stanfield Hall murders (Discovery of a contemporary note about the Stanfield Hall Murders)
21 Apr 1999 Hang about, let's be pals (About descendants of Isaac Preston-Jermy & James Blomfield Rush meeting)
28 Nov 1998 Murder on the front doorstep (150 year anniversary of the Stanfield Hall Murders) The Magazine. p 6-11

Eastern Evening News

26 Oct 1992   It's murder most foul! (About the Staffordshire Pottery models of the Stanfield Hall murder scene)

Evening News

02 Sep 1922  Riddle of the Jermy Millions (About Charles Larner's claim to the Jermy estate)  
?? Jan 1929  A 14 hours' speech in defence of his life (An article about the publication of W Teignmouth Shore's book "The Trial of James Blomfield Rush")

Famous Crimes - Past and Present

Number 44 & 45 - ca. 1903  James Bloomfield Rush - Libertine, Forger and Assassin

Headlines - Dramatic stories that made front page news

Number 52 - December 1975  The Killer wore a Wig ("Sensational" article about the Stanfield Hall Murders and the trial of J B Rush)

Illustrated London News

02 Dec 1848  Murder of Recorder of Norwich and his son No. 346, p 347, col c 
09 Dec 1848 The Murders at Stanfield Hall No. 347, p 366, col a
09 Dec 1848 Engraving and Plan of Stanfield Hall No. 347, p 368, col a-b
16 Dec 1848 The Norfolk Murders No. 348, p 371, col a
16 Dec 1848 Obituary of Isaac Jermy No. 348, p 371, col c
31 Mar 1849  The Stanfield Hall Murders, plus engraving of Potash Farm   No. 364, p 205, col b, c & p 206, col a
07 Apr 1849 The Stanfield Hall Murders, plus engravings No. 365, p 225-7, col a-c
14 Apr 1849 The Murderer Rush No. 366, p 246, col b
14 Apr 1849 Eliza Chastney, plus engraving No. 366, p 248, col a-c
21 Apr 1849 The Stanfield Hall Murders No. 367, p 255, col c
09 Jun 1849 The Stanfield Hall Murders - The Bluderbuss No. 375, p 398, col a, b

Maidstone Journal, Kentish Advertiser, and South Eastern Intelligencer

05 Dec 1848   Atrocious murders in Norfolk
12 Dec 1848   The Norfolk Murders
19 Dec 1848 The Norfolk Murders, Final Examination and Committal of Rush
19 Dec 1848 The Assassinations at Stanfield Hall
02 Jan 1849 The Assassinations at Stanfield Hall p 2, col d
16 Jan 1849 Stanfield Hall Murders p 4, col e
23 Jan 1849 Stanfield Hall Murders p 2, col e
20 Feb 1849 The assassination at Stanfield Hall p 2, col f
06 Mar 1849 The invalids at Stanfield Hall p 4, col f
20 Mar 1849 Stanfield Hall Murders p 4, col c
03 Apr 1849 Trial of James Blomfield Rush p 2, col f-g & p 3 col a
10 Apr 1849 Trial of James Blomfield Rush p 4, col d-f
17 Apr 1849 The murderer Rush p 2, col c
24 Apr 1849 Execution of James Blomfield Rush - Interview with his Family p 2, col e-f
24 Apr 1849 Subscription for Emily Sandford p 3, col b
29 May 1849 Stanfield Hall Murders - blunderbuss found p 2, col e
14 Aug 1849 Rush, the Murderer - revoked altered will of Mrs Rush p 4, col f

The Norfolk Chronicle & Norwich Gazette

31 Dec 1814   Thomas Preston of Beeston St Lawrence - Baronet
12 Dec 1826 Isaac Preston elected Steward of Norwich
23 Dec 1830 Isaac Preston elected Recorder of Norwich
29 Sep 1838 Report on attack on Stanfield Hall. p 2
06 Oct 1838 Inquiry into attack on Stanfield Hall. p 2
20 Apr 1839 Auction of trees and furniture from Stanfield Hall. p 3
20 Apr 1839 Trial re: attack on Stanfield Hall. p 4, col b
17 Oct 1844 Accidental death of Mr Rush
01 Apr 1848 Jermy v. Rush p 2, col g
18 Nov 1848 Advert for Madame Dulcken's concert. p 3, col f
25 Nov 1848 Advert for Madame Dulcken's concert. p 3, col 9
02 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall. p 2, col a-c 
02 Dec 1848 Report on Madame Dulcken's concert. p 3, col a
09 Dec1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall. p 2, col b-d
16 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall p 2, col a-e
17 Mar 1849 Sale of Potash Farm, etc p 1, col g
31 Mar 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Introduction to trial. p 2, 3
31 Mar 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Supplement, great engravings. 2pp
04 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Supplement 4pp
07 Apr 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney. p 3
14 Apr 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney and Emily Sandford, and other articles. p 2-3
21 Apr 1849 JBR Trial: Supplement. Full report of trial, engravings, background to his life. Excellent!  4pp
28 Apr 1849 Last days of James Blomfield Rush. p 2, col d-e
05 May 1849  Subscriptions for Eliza Chastney & Emily Sandford. p 1
19 May 1849 Advert for sale of contents, & let of Stanfield Hall. p 3
26 May 1849 Comment about the blunderbuss & boots used by James Blomfield Rush. p 3, col a
26 May 1849 Advert for auction of contents of Stanfield Hall. p 3, col g
02 Jun 1849 Statement by Eliza Chastney re: subscription fund. p 1
02 Jun 1849 More about the blunderbuss, etc.
16 Jun 1849 Statement about use of the subscription fund by Emily Sandford. p 1
10 Aug 1878 Report of court case: Taylor v. Gwyn. p 3

Norwich Mercury

22 Jul 1775   Mrs Jermy (79), widow of John Jermy, Esq., barrister of Bayfield, dies. p 2, col d 
22 Jul 1775 Jacob Preston launches 630t Norfolk from Great Yarmouth.
20 Jul 1776 Jacob Preston launches 360t Fort William, West Indiaman from Great Yarmouth.
07 Sep 1776 Mrs Jermy killed when curry overturned at Mautby.
18 Apr 1778 Preston launches 400t, 20 guns Euphrates from Great Yarmouth.
02 Jun 1838 Advert for sale of contents of Stanfield Hall after death of Rev George Preston. p 2, col c
18 Aug 1838  Advert for sale of Stanfield Hall, by J.B. Rush. p 2, col c
02 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall. p 2-3
09 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall. p 2-3
09 Dec 1848 Advert for "A view of Stanfield Hall". p 2-3
16 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall. p 2-3
23 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall, plus odd drawing of JBR. p 3
30 Dec 1848 Murders at Stanfield Hall.
30 Mar 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition. Lots of engravings 4pp
31 Mar 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition # 2. Couple of engravings 2pp
02 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition # 3. 1pp
03 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition # 4. 1pp
05 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition. 4pp
05 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Extraordinary edition # 2. Couple of engravings 4pp
07 Apr 1849 James Blomfield Rush Trial: Uppon Affirdavit. 1pp
14 Apr 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney. p 2
21 Apr 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney. p 2
21 Apr 1849 Letters re: Eliza Chastney & Emily Sandford. p 3, col h
28 Apr 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney. p 2
28 Apr 1849 Report on hanging of James Blomfield Rush, etc. p 2-3
28 Apr 1849 Letter re: Chaplain shaking hand of James Blomfield Rush. p 4
05 May 1849  Advert for book: 5/-. p 1
05 May 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney reached +- £673 6s 6d. p 2
05 May 1849 Subscription for Emily Sandford closes May 5.
12 May 1849 Subscription to Eliza Chastney reached +- £719 15s 6d. p 1
12 May 1849 Advert for sale of contents, & let of Stanfield Hall. p 2
19 May 1849 Advert for sale of contents, & let of Stanfield Hall. p 2
26 May 1849 Advert for sale of contents, & Mansion on 5 June. p 2
02 Jun 1849 Statement re: Eliza Chastney. p 2
02 Jun 1849 Statement re: Emily Sandford. p 2
02 Jun 1849 Statement by Eliza Chastney re: subscription fund. p 2
09 Jun 1849 Article on the auction and sale of Stanfield Hall. p 3
16 Jun 1849 Statement by Emily Sandford re: subscription fund. p 2
30 Jun 1849 Advert for let of Stanfield Hall. p 2

South Australian Register

22 Sep 1849  Inquest into death of Henry Sandford.  (About the death of Henry Sandford, the brother of Emily Sandford)

Sunday Express

1 Feb 1925  Woman's claim to £10,000,000 (A woman's claim to the estate of Sir John Jeremie, the late Governor of Sierra Leone)

Sunday News

15 Feb 1925   Aged woman's claim to Millions (A related claim, similar to the one above)

The Tablet

31 Mar 1849   The Stanfield Hall Murders  p 193, col c-d; p 194, col a-d
07 Apr 1849 The Trial of Rush p 220, col a-d; p 221, col a-d; p 222, col a
14 Apr 1849 The Stanfield Hall Murders p 237, col a-c
21 Apr 1849 The Convict Rush p 253, col d; p 254, col a
28 Apr 1849 The Execution of Rush p 269, col d

The Times

23 Feb 1798   p 3, col d   Meetings of creditors: Jermy, John (Of St James Street, Piccadily, linen draper)
23 Mar 1798 p 4, col d Meetings of creditors: Jermy, John
1 Oct 1838 p 3, col e Attack of Stanfield Hall by a mob
24 Oct 1838 p 1, col b Next of kin - persons wanted: Jermy, John
15 Apr 1839 p 6, col d Criminal Trials: Larner, John, for riotous conduct
28 Jul 1842 p 7, col a Jermy v. Jermy
12 Dec 1842 p 6, col d Jermy v. Preston
Oct 1846 James Blomfield Rush advertises for a Governess
01 Dec 1848 p 5, col e Horrible Murders at Stanfield Hall
04 Dec 1848 p 3, col d Inquests: Mr Jermy and his son
05 Dec 1848 p 5, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders
06 Dec 1848 p 5, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders
06 Dec 1848 p 5, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders - Adjourned Inquest
07 Dec 1848 p 5, col d The Stanfield Hall Murders
08 Dec 1848 p7, col b Barrett v. Jermy (A matter related to a Norwich Union fire policy)
14 Dec 1848 p 3, col d The Assassinations at Stanfield Hall - Adjourned Coroner's Inquest
21 Dec 1848 p 5, col f The Assassinations at Stanfield Hall
10 Jan 1849 p 5, col f The Stanfield Hall Murders
26 Jan 1849 p 8, col e The Norfolk Murders - Carpet Bag
06 Feb 1849 p 6, col c The Stanfield Hall Murders
15 Mar 1849 p 8, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders - Fears for Mrs Jermy & Eliza Chastney
19 Mar 1849 p 5, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders
26 Mar 1849 p 5, col e The Trial of Rush
28 Mar 1849 p 8, col d The Stanfield Hall Murders
29 Mar 1849 p 8, col d The Stanfield Hall Murders
30 Mar 1849 p 5, col b The Stanfield Hall Murders
31 Mar 1849 p 8, col a The Stanfield Hall Murders
02 Apr 1849 p 3, col c The Stanfield Hall Murders
03 Apr 1849 p 8, col b The Stanfield Hall Murders
04 Apr 1849 p 8, col a The Stanfield Hall Murders
05 Apr 1849 p 8, col c The Stanfield Hall Murders - The Conviction of Rush
06 Apr 1849 p 7, col c Account of procession of Eliza Chestney to Norwich
10 Apr 1849 p 5, col f The Stanfield Hall Murders
11 Apr 1849 p 5, col d Subscription for Eliza Chestney
18 Apr 1849 p 8, col e The Stanfield Hall Murders
23 Apr 1849 p 8, col b The Stanfield Hall Murders - Execution of Rush
23 Apr 1849 p 8, col e Letter re: Subscription for Eliza Chestney
28 Apr 1849 p 8, col f Subscription for Eliza Chestney
22 May 1849  p 8, col b Subscription for Eliza Chestney
25 May 1849 p 8, col a The Stanfield Hall Murders - Weapon found
26 May 1849 p 5, col c Subscription for Eliza Chestney
14 Jan 1850 p 5, col c Restoration of Eliza Chestney to health
19 Jan 1850 p 7, col a Civil Actions: re Jermy
24 Jan 1850 p 6, col e Emily Sandford loses her brother at sea
25 Feb 1850 p 3, col f Stanfield Hall and Potash Farm
26 Feb 1850 p 8, col d Stanfield Hall
03 Apr 1850 p 8, col d ??????????
06 Aug 1850 p 10, col a Sale of Potash Farm
09 Oct 1850 p 5, col a Mr Bennett's attack on Emily Sandford in Australia
03 Jan 1851 p 4, col d Madame Tussards
31 Jul 1852 p 7, col b Jermy v. Beevor
26 Nov 1853 p 8, col e Jermy v. Jermy
28 Oct 1856 p 9, col d Police: Jermy, James, for indecent assault
28 Jan 1861 p 4, col c James Blomfield Rush junior
29 Mar 1861 p 9, col e James Blomfield Rush junior
27 Feb 1868 p 1, col a Marriage of Sophia Henrietta Jermy to Reginald Thorsby Gwyn
07 Oct 1868 p 5, col a Bankruptcies: Jermy, Jessie
23 Jun 1871 p 11, col f Police: Jermy, James, for assault
06 Aug 1878 p 9, col a Taylor v. Gwyn
07 Aug 1878 p, col Taylor v. Gwyn
09 Aug 1878 p 7, col e Letter re: Taylor v. Gwyn
19 Dec 1882 p 8, col f Destructive Fire at Gunton Hall
15 Nov 1886 p 4, col d Police: Jermy, Annie, for fraud
22 Nov 1886 p 3, col f Police: Jermy, Annie, for fraud
09 Dec 1886 p 10, col f Criminal Trials: Jermy, Annie, for fraud
26 Aug 1899 p 12, col c Bankruptcies: Jermy, G.S.
03 Aug 1904 p 10, col d  Bankruptcies: Jermy, Sydney Chas.
13 Nov 1919 p 26, col a Sale of Stanfield Hall
02 Aug 1920 p 6, col a The Gentle air of Cromer - "Garden of Sleep"
23 Aug 1921 p 10, col f Vanishing "Garden of Sleep"
01 Aug 1927 p 7, col b Fatal accident: Jermy, Samuel.
23 Jul 1928 p 4, col a Room for rent at Potash Farm
14 Feb 1933 p 9, col a Cliff fall near the "Garden of Sleep"

Tit-Bits

21 Mar 1931  The Masked Assassin (An article mixing up the Stanfield Hall Murders with a story about the estate of Sir John Jeremie, the colonial judge and slave abolitionist, who was Governor of Sierra Leone in 1841, which had featured in the Sunday Express and Sunday News six years previously)