Murder at The Gables

On 12th April 1904, Frank Rodgers, aged 15, shot and murdered his mother at The Gables.

The case attracted a lot of attention.  Not only was it reported extensively in the local press, but also in The Times on 26th April 1904 and as far afield as Australia.

Please click on the links below to read about the case in detail.

Page link: Murder at The Gables
Murder at The Gables
an overview
Page link: The Murder: what happened
The Murder: what happened
12th April 1904
Page link: The Inquest
The Inquest
14th April 1904
Page link: The Magisterial Inquiry
The Magisterial Inquiry
Melbourn Magistrates Court, 25th April 1904
Page link: The Court Case
The Court Case
Cambridge Assizes
Page link: Murder at the Gables
Murder at the Gables
What Happened Next