Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 18 Jan 1901

Place: Waverley Station, Edinburgh

The body of a female child was found wrapped in newspaper and brown paper in an empty railway carriage at Waverley Station in Edinburgh.

It was found below the seat of a third class compartment by a cleaner with the North British Railway Company at 9am.

The train had arrived from Macmerry a few minutes before.

There were no marks of violence on its body.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Southern Reporter - Thursday 24 January 1901

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Friday 18 January 1901