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ON THIS DAY – June 5, 1916

On June 5 at Glenferrie, Norah Florence Rudge, aged 8 years, was knocked down and killed by a motor car driven by William Mackie Irving. An inquest was held today, and Irving was committed for trial on a charge of manslaughter

On This Day – October 20, 1923

Mr. T. R. V. Berriman, who was shot and robbed at Glenferrie on October 8, died in a private hospital on October 20.

After consulting with the chief commissioner of police (Mr. Nicholson) the Chief Secretary (Dr. Argyle) announced that the Ministry had decided to offer a reward of £500 for information which would lead to the arrest and conviction of Richard Buckley, for whom the police are searching in connection with the Glenferrie robbery. The police arc confident that they will soon make an arrest.

Angus Murray, aged 42 years, a clerk, who, had been in custody on a charge of robbery has been charged with the murder, of Berriman.

Leslie Taylor has been charged with having harboured and maintained Angus Murray and Richard Buckley, knowing that they were concerned with the shooting of T. R. V. Berriman, and also with having been, both before and after, an accessory to the felony committed at Glenferrie 011 October 8. An application for bail was refused by the bench.

ON THIS DAY – June 5, 1916

On June 5 at Glenferrie, Norah Florence Rudge, aged 8 years, was knocked down and killed by a motor car driven by William Mackie Irving. An inquest was held today, and Irving was committed for trial on a charge of manslaughter

ON THIS DAY – February 2, 1924

Angus Murray was sentenced to death by Mr. Justice Mann in the Criminal Court on the 2nd of February 1924. Murray was charged with the murder of Thomas Reginald Victor Berryman, a bank manager at Glenferrie, on October the 8th. After deliberating for two hours the jury returned a verdict of guilty and at 6pm the death sentence was passed. The jury were taken to the Glenferrie railway station, where the outrage and robbery occurred. When the jury returned to announced their verdict Murray was asked the customary question whether he had anything to say while sentence of death should not be passed on him. Murray asked for leave to consult his solicitor; Mr Gorman immediately rose and said, “There is nothing useful that I can say on his behalf at this stage.’ Murray heard the sentence of death without any outward display of feeling. Murray was the last person to be executed at the Old Melbourne Gaol.

 

 

On This Day – October 20, 1923

Mr. T. R. V. Berriman, who was shot and robbed at Glenferrie on October 8, died in a private hospital on October 20.

After consulting with the chief commissioner of police (Mr. Nicholson) the Chief Secretary (Dr. Argyle) announced that the Ministry had decided to offer a reward of £500 for information which would lead to the arrest and conviction of Richard Buckley, for whom the police are searching in connection with the Glenferrie robbery. The police arc confident that they will soon make an arrest.

Angus Murray, aged 42 years, a clerk, who, had been in custody on a charge of robbery has been charged with the murder, of Berriman.

Leslie Taylor has been charged with having harboured and maintained Angus Murray and Richard Buckley, knowing that they were concerned with the shooting of T. R. V. Berriman, and also with having been, both before and after, an accessory to the felony committed at Glenferrie 011 October 8. An application for bail was refused by the bench.

ON THIS DAY – June 5, 1916

On June 5 at Glenferrie, Norah Florence Rudge, aged 8 years, was knocked down and killed by a motor car driven by William Mackie Irving. An inquest was held today, and Irving was committed for trial on a charge of manslaughter

ON THIS DAY – February 2, 1924

Angus Murray was sentenced to death by Mr. Justice Mann in the Criminal Court on the 2nd of February 1924. Murray was charged with the murder of Thomas Reginald Victor Berryman, a bank manager at Glenferrie, on October the 8th. After deliberating for two hours the jury returned a verdict of guilty and at 6pm the death sentence was passed. The jury were taken to the Glenferrie railway station, where the outrage and robbery occurred. When the jury returned to announced their verdict Murray was asked the customary question whether he had anything to say while sentence of death should not be passed on him. Murray asked for leave to consult his solicitor; Mr Gorman immediately rose and said, “There is nothing useful that I can say on his behalf at this stage.’ Murray heard the sentence of death without any outward display of feeling. Murray was the last person to be executed at the Old Melbourne Gaol.

 

 

THE GLENFERRIE MURDER.

TAYLOR BEFORE THE COURT.

Squizzy_Taylor_1924Squizzy Taylor (Leslie Taylor) appeared before the City Court on the 29th of November 1923 on charges of having aided and abetted Angus Murray and Richard Buckley to murder of the Glenferrie Bank Manager Mr. Berriman.