Vashti Farrer

Making History – The Execution Of Ellen Thomson

2017-04-20T15:07:11+10:00September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Ellen Thomson was only woman ever to be executed in Queensland. Convicted of murder in 1887, the case still inspires considerable passion among those familiar with the facts, including her descendants, some of whom feel there was a miscarriage of justice. Whether or not she was guilty, and how a court might view her case [...]