The Highland Hotel Robbers

The newspaper reports [in timeline] of the "Highland Hotel Robberies".

The ‘robbers’ photographed  before being locked-up in Inveraray Jail:

  • “Captain James Edward Lyon” [aka Jimmy Lyons] was found guilty and was given a 7-year prison sentence.
  • “Mrs Lyons” [aka Eliza Thorpe] was found not guilty.
  • Joseph Dowling “an associate” was given a 1 year prison sentence [not photographed].

16 August 1883:


17 August 1883:


17 August 1883:

25 August 1883:


1 Sept 1883:

 

4 September 1883:


26 September 1883:


20 October 1883:


31 Oct 1883:


1 November 1883:


5 November 1883:


6 November 1883:


19 November 1883:


19 November 1883:


21 November 1883:


22 November 1883:


                           FOOTNOTE:

Almost a decade later, 18 April 1892:

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