PDF Books

The following books have been produced in PDF format for you to download free.

The Trial of Eugene Aram

Eugene Aram was convicted at York Assizes on August 5, 1759 for the murder of Daniel Clark at Knaresborough in 1744/5.  This PDF gives the account of the trial that took place and includes letters written by Eugene Aram whilst at York Castle prison, prior to his execution at the Tyburn gallows on 6th August 1759.

Eugene Aram PDF


The Massacre of the Jews of York (1190)

On the 16th of March 1190 a group of Jews who had taken refuge at the Castle were killed, this is an account of the events as written by William of Newburgh, canon regular of the order of St. Augistine, in the priory of Newburgh, near Coxwold.

Jewish Massacre PDF