British Library Catalogue.
Standard Name: Stallard, Frances
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|Occupation||Matilda Charlotte Houstoun||
During the last two decades of her life MCH concerned herself with the state of the prisons and the fate of their inmates. Having written to the newspapers about Fanny Stallard , she enlisted male...
|Publishing||Matilda Charlotte Houstoun||
Probably some time in later 1877, during her campaign to save Frances Isabella Stallard from being hanged as an alleged child-murderer, MCHventure[d] on a short appeal in favour of the Prisoner to some of...
|Textual Production||Matilda Charlotte Houstoun||
MCH published a three-volume novel, His Besetting Sin, by means of which she hoped to obtain an enquiry into the case of Frances Stallard , unjustly condemned to death for infanticide eleven years before...
|Textual Production||Matilda Charlotte Houstoun|
|Travel||Matilda Charlotte Houstoun||
MCH happened to visit Chale in the Isle of Wight in summer 1877 at the time when a local girl, Fanny Stallard , had recently been sentenced to death on the charge of murdering her...
28 March 1877
By her own later account Frances Isabella Stallard left her mother's cottage in a distraught condition with her sickly illegitimate toddler, who then died of exposure; her trial found her guilty of murder.