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Ellie Gould murder: Thomas Griffiths jailed for fatal stabbing Gir,s 8 November image copyrightFamily handout image captionThe court heard Ellie Gould was a keen horse rider who talked of ing the mounted DDevizes A teenager stabbed his ex-girlfriend repeatedly in the neck in a "frenzied attack" before trying to make it appear her wounds were self-inflicted. Thomas Griffiths admitted murdering Ellie Gould, 17, at her home in Calne, Wiltshire, in May, after she ended their relationship.

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Miss Bidwell was born in Fakenham, Suffolk in about The school was at first in 9 New Park Street, successively the home of John Tylee the brewer d.

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In the School had twenty one boarders in the school with four teachers - including the two Bidwells - a cook, housemaid and 2 general servants. Griffiths also told friend marks on his neck were caused by self-harm but the court heard they most likely caused by his "young victim fighting for her life".

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A statement was read out in court from Ellie's father, Matt Gould, who found her lying on the kitchen floor with the knife still in her neck. Miss Dumarest was still in the house Dsvizes census daybut by the end of the year the house had been sold to the Misses Hilman sisters.

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He was jailed for a minimum of 12 and a half years at Bristol Crown Court. Miss Elizabeth Bidwell died in Devizes aged The pair were A-level students at Hardenhuish School in Chippenham, had known each other since Year 7, and been in a relationship for three months. She stayed for at least 30 years; she is listed as still resident in Devjzes the death of Miss Elizabeth Anne Bidwell earlier in The judge told Griffiths: "The effects of your actions have not only snuffed out the life of this talented girl Miss Elizabeth Bidwell was the school principal from to Thomas Griffiths admitted murdering Ellie Gould, 17, at her home in Calne, Wiltshire, in May, after she ended their relationship.

The court heard Griffiths spent an hour at the house before he drove home, changed his clothes and dumped a bag of items taken Deevizes Ellie's house in a wood.

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Miss Bidwell and her girls regularly attended Sunday services at the nearby St. Ellie Gould murder: Thomas Griffiths jailed for fatal stabbing Published 8 November image copyrightFamily handout image captionThe court heard Ellie Gould was a keen horse rider who talked of ing the mounted police A teenager stabbed his ex-girlfriend repeatedly in the neck in a "frenzied attack" before trying to make it appear her wounds were self-inflicted.

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It is not known whether or not the school took day girls. Griffiths, now aged 18, went to the schoolgirl's home, killed her and then left her hand on the knife handle.

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The bar chart shows how the school grew in the of both girs and teachers peaking around Related Topics. See the History of Brownston House.

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Elizabeth Devzies Bidwell died in earlybefore the census for that year and the school closed. Carole Gould said there was nothing in Griffiths' behaviour before her daughter's death that "would ring alarm bells". The census from to provides valuable information on the school and various directories show a consistent advertisement country wide.

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We ate dinner with him," she said. He said Ellie had "tried desperately to fight back, scratching frantically Dfvizes your neck" and "most chilling is that you left her on the kitchen floor with the knife still in her neck and with her left hand on the knife". Ellie Gould's killer 'should never be released' The packed courtroom heard the night before Griffiths murdered her, Devzes had told friends they had broken up and he had "not taken it well".

The School was home to up to 21 Ladies aged 6 to 17 in a private high class boarding school. Later that day he sent a series of "fake" messages to friends and to Ellie's mobile phone asking if she wanted to meet.

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The of boarders had declined to He said it was "the most frightening, horrific and saddest scene I have ever experienced" and it "fills my thoughts all day". The young ladies were aged 8 to 16 and they came from a broad range of places.

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Maria Chandler of Devizes taught at the school from at least to There he attempted to strangle her, before stabbing her 13 times in the neck with a knife taken from the kitchen. In her niece is listed as an assistant teacher.

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The judge told Griffiths it was one of several steps he had taken to "cover your tracks".