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April, 1904

  • 21 April

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A PEMBROKESHIRE WOMAN

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A PEMBROKESHIRE WOMAN. HER HUSBAND ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. A series of incidents almost culminating in a murder and suicide, occurred at Penyrenglyn, Treherbert, in the early hours of Saturday morning, and the surrounding districts were thrown into a state of considerable excitement when the story of the sensational …

June, 1894

  • 27 June

    The Treherbert Child Murder

    TRIAL AT SWANSEA ASSIZES. PRISONER DECLARED TO BE INSANE. Detained During Her Majesty’s Pleasure. At the Swansea Assizes today before Mr Justice Kennedy – Margaret Jenkins, a married woman, aged 40, was charged on two indictments, with feloniously and of her malice aforethought killing and murdering one Elizabeth Ann Jenkins, …

  • 11 June

    Treherbert Murder

    Appeal to the Public to Send Money for the Defence. Sir, —The unfortunate woman’ Margaret Jenkins, has been committed to take her trial at the coming assizes for killing her child. There is in this place but one opinion as to the state of her mind when she committed the …

May, 1894

  • 21 May

    The Treherbert Murder

    MUCH EXCITEMENT IN THE RHONDDA. Opinion is General that Margaret Jenkins Could Not Have Been Responsible for Her Horrible Action. The terrible crime which was committed at Tynewydd on Friday afternoon by Mrs. Jenkins, wife of a collier, has caused a profound sensation throughout the Rhondda Valleys, and especially in …

November, 1880

  • 27 November

    Alleged Attempted Murder at Pontypridd

    On Wednesday, at the police-court, Edward Evans, Penyrenglyn, Treherbert, on remand charged with attempting to murder a young woman named Lawes, Wood-road, by cutting her throat, was further remanded till that day week. It appeared that there is some doubt as to whether the prisoner was in his right mind …