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The Trials of Louisa Collins. Louisa was the first and last woman hanged in NSW Australia.This case captured the public imagination in 1888. People packed the courthouse to watch the 'Botany Borgia's murder trials. Not one trial but four. Louisa's eventual death sentence sparked public satisfaction and public rage. Was she guilty or not guilty? This true crime tale brings to life the characters who fought for and against Louisa's appointment with the gallows.

Trials of Louisa Collins DEADHOUSE 2 Blancmange Productions

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The Trials of Louisa Collins. Louisa was the first and last woman hanged in NSW Australia.This case captured the public imagination in 1888. People packed the courthouse to watch the 'Botany Borgia's murder trials. Not one trial but four. Louisa's eventual death sentence sparked public satisfaction and public rage. Was she guilty or not guilty? This true crime tale brings to life the characters who fought for and against Louisa's appointment with the gallows.

    The Trials of Louisa Collins (1888-89)

    The Trials of Louisa Collins (1888-89)

    The Trials of Louisa Collins ‘A Poison Crown' by Gina SchienFirst episode of DEADHOUSE Tales of Sydney MorgueA 51 minute major production of a drama about woman tried four times, condemned and executed in the man's world of late nineteenth century Sydney, Australia. Women finally got the vote ten years after Louisa died.Louisa Collins was born near Scone in NSW. In 1865 she married the older, dependable Charles Andrews who moved his growing family to the swampy Sydney suburb of Botany i...

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