The home of Dr. William Palmer in Rugeley, Staffordshire, 24th May
The Talbot Arms Inn in Rugeley, Staffordshire, where John Parsons
Cook was murdered, 24th May 1856.
Dr. William Palmer was convicted of poisoning Cook and hanged for
The High Street and Town Hall in Rugeley, Staffordshire, where John
Parsons Cook was murdered
by Dr. William Palmer, 17th May 1856. A group of men look up at
Palmer's house out of frame on the right.
The coroner, left, police and legal staff at the Town Hall in
Rugeley, Staffordshire, during the inquest
into the murder of John Parsons Cook, circa 1856.
The three judges at the Central Ciminal Court on the first day of
the trial of Dr. William Palmer, accused of poisoning John Parsons,
14th May 1856. From left to right Justice Cresswell, Lord Chief
Justice John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell and Baron Alerson.
Dr. William Palmer on the stand during his trial for the murder of
John Parsons Cook at the Central Criminal Court in London, May 1856.