Unsolved Murders

Man B

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 5 Sep 1902

Place: Beesfield Farm, Farningham

Man A and Man B were found dead in a burned out barn on the morning of Sunday 31 August 1902.

It was known that there had been three tramps there at the time but that the third tramp was supposed to have escaped.

It was said that the fire appeared to have broken out at about midnight on Saturday 20 August 1902 in the east wing of the premises where the tramps had been in the habit of sleeping.

An open verdict was returned.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Northampton Mercury - Friday 05 September 1902