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Frederick Bailey DEEMING

 
 

 

 

This studio portrait of Emily Mathers was taken in Liverpool prior to her marriage to Deeming.

 

 

Illustration depicting the murder of Emily Mather.

 

 

Illustration of the murder weapons Deeming used to kill his wife Emily.

 

 

Illustration depicting Emily Mather's skull and the battle-axe that inflicted the wounds.

 

 

Photograph of the house in Andrew Street Windsor where Deeming murdered his wife Emily,
reproduced in The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents, third edition, p. 7
OMG 184, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Cover illustration of The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents, third edition
OMG 184, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Sketch of the fireplace in the Windsor house showing the position
of the body when found by police.

 

 

Sketch of Deeming posing on the continent as 'Lord Dunn', reproduced in The History
of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents
, third edition, p. 111
OMG 184, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Illustration based on a photograph of Deeming taken in Darlinghurst Gaol, reproduced in
The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents
, third edition, p. 59
OMG 184, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Studio portrait of Deeming (date unknown) received from the Home Office in Britain
No. 23576 Albert Williams alias Frederick Bayley Williams alias Deeming [detail],

PROV, VPRS 515/P0, unit 46, folio 66

 

 

Photograph of Kate Rounsefell, reproduced in The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two
Continents
,
first edition, p. 7. OMG 182, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

 

 

Photograph of Deeming taken by Western Australian Police in March 1892.

WA Police Department, file 413/1892, Cons 430, State Records Office of Western Australia

 

 

Prison photograph of Deeming.

No. 23576 Albert Williams alias Frederick Bayley Williams alias Deeming, PROV, VPRS 515/P0
Central Register of Male Prisoners, unit 46, folio 66

 

 

Detective Cawsey, Inspector Kennedy and Detective-Sergeant Considine were the Victorian
police officers entrusted with the task of capturing the culprit of the Windsor murder.
Cawsey led the team of police that extradited Deeming from Western Australia
to face trial in Melbourne.

 

 

Deeming alias Swanston in his cabin aboard the Ballaarat playing draughts with
Constable Williams, the officer who arrested him at Southern Cross in
Western Australia, en route to Melbourne to face trial for murder.

 

 

Reproduction of a formal portrait of Frederick Deeming and his first wife Marie (née James)
taken in Sydney in the mid-1880s. Deeming murdered Marie and their children in Rainhill,
England in 1891 just prior to returning to Australia in the company of his new wife Emily.

 

 

Deeming's children from his marriage to Marie (née James), whom he murdered
in Rainhill England in 1891.

 

 

Illustration depicting the Rainhill murders.

 

 

Illustration of the Coroner's Court during the inquest into Emily Mather's death.

In Illustrated Australasian News, Friday, 1 April 1892, p. 14. Courtesy of State Library of Victoria.

 

 

Cover illustration featuring Deeming in the dock.

In Illustrated Australasian News, Monday, 2 May 1892. Courtesy of State Library of Victoria

 

 

Kate Rounsefell giving evidence at Deeming's trial.

Illustration from Julian Symons, Crime and Detection: An Illustrated History from 1840,
London, Panther, 1968, p. 55. Courtesy of State Library of Victoria.

 

 

Illustration of Deeming's hanging at Melbourne Gaol.

The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents, second edition, Adelaide, Frearson's
Printing House, 1892, p. 82. OMG 183, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Illustration of Deeming's corpse on view for inquest jury at Melbourne Gaol.

Reproduced in The History of a Series of Great Crimes on Two Continents, third edition, Adelaide,
Frearson & Brother, 1892, p. 102. OMG 184, Collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

 

 

Cast of Deeming's death mask

© Photograph by Laki Sideris. Originally published in The Old Melbourne Gaol: A History on CD-ROM,
Melbourne, RMIT Publishing, 2002.

 

 

 

 
 
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