Hawkshead parish, once in
Gibbet Tree -- Hawkshead -- Hawkshead -- Cumbria / -- 30.3.2010
Thomas Lancaster was found guilty at Lancaster Assizes of
poisoning his whole family with arsenic, 1672. He was hung
and hung up here in chains
untill such tymes as hee rotted everye bone from other
for the death of seven souls, and the illness of several others.
|Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013|