Cassell’s Saturday Journal, reproduced in the Northern Echo, 23.7.1896.
I have now been distracted from my general topic; the second part of this post is about moments in the life of Lydia Davis, a sensational tale of bigamy, attempted murder, repentance and reconciliation.
I'd still like to make a stronger connection between the Lydia arrested for dancing on the Strand and the Lydia who twenty years later is reconciled with the man who tried to kill her on Walthamstow Marshes.
And I'd also like to find out if the Lydia L. Morris who died in 1965 at Southend-on-Sea, aged 87, was by any chance Lydia Louisa Morris, formerly Davis, born - in 1878 - Balch.
(To be continued...)