Colton History Society
Edward Blount sells Bellamour Hall to Mr J. Oldham Oldham
William Palmer was hanged at Stafford Goal on 14th June 1856.
There are several web links which give information about his life in Rugeley
and his ‘murders’.
Staffs Past Track Wikipedia entry Willaim Palmer web site.
Mr T.B. Horsfall buys Bellamour Hall upon the death of Mr. Oldham. Mr. Horsfall became a great benefactor to Colton providing land for a school that he financed and also the Reading Room for Colton residents.