Julia Wallace: Name: Julia Wallace (née Dennis). Class: Murder Victim. Born: Unknown or 28/04/1861 (some confusion remains over her identity). Died: 20/01/1931. Bio: Julia Wallace was murdered in her own home at 29 Wolverton Street on the 20th of December, … Continue reading →
Previously I believed that the forerunner theory was the idea of a two-man job at Wolverton Street, in the form of a distraction robbery. There are some things that led me to this, such as the thought of what Julia … Continue reading →
The only known morgue photos of Julia Wallace, clearly showing the wounding, including the strike which opened up her skull. As seems to be the case with everything in the murder of Julia Wallace, everything down to even the photographs … Continue reading →
A review of books on the Wallace case as well as their overall theory. — My Top Picks: #1: Murder Casebook No.25: The Perfect Murder (1990) #2: The Killing of Julia Wallace by Johnathan Goodman (1969) #3: The Killing of … Continue reading →
The Wallace case has remained unsolved for almost a century. Many theories have been posited – from the plausible, to the intriguing, to the downright bizarre. Following is what I personally believe is the solution to this legendary Liverpool cold case.
A prison commission folder containing communication regarding the return of books which William Herbert Wallace had requested be given to him during his stay in prison. It appears his interests did not change while facing down the death penalty.
Here is the full text of the appeal trial of William Herbert Wallace. His appeal was successful and his conviction overturned, with the judges unanimously deciding that the evidence did not provide the certainty necessary to justify a verdict of guilty.
A man named Robert Carr very persistently pressed for his testimony to be taken into account. He claims to have seen William Herbert Wallace with his sister-in-law Amy Wallace at Scotland Road at 8 PM on the night of the murder.
This is what appears to be notes on William Herbert Wallace and the trial, written for the appeal perhaps? A note at the end states that after this was written, the conviction was quashed. Inscriptions may be by his defendent, Roland Oliver.