Interrogation with Respect to The
Hound of the Baskervilles prepared for
The Gathering of Southern Sherlockians V 18-19 April 2009
1: Who wrote The Hound of the Baskervilles? ______________________________________________
2: Which Baskerville died in Yew Alley? _________________________________________________
3: In association with the description of the death in Yew Alley,
there was the mention of a footprint having been found at the scene.
What kind of footprint? ___________________________________
4: Beryl Stapleton mistook Dr. Watson to be ______________________________
5: A dog, other than The Hound, is mentioned a few times during this
case. What kind of dog was it? _______________________________
6: Who did "the man on the tor" turn out to be? ______________________________
7: On what was printed, "Meyers, Toronto?" ____________________________________________
8: "It was __________________, the Notting Hill Murderer."
9: What treatment did Lestrade administer to Sir Henry after the Hound's
10: What did Sir Henry ask of Lestrade shortly after the Hound's attack?
11:"Visited twenty-three hotels as directed, but sorry to report unable
to trace cut sheet of Times" Signed _____________________________
12: The name of the house occupied by the Stapletons: _______________________________________
13: Eliza Barrymore's maiden name was ____________________________
14: ". . . a dreadful cry . . ." turned Watson ". . . cold with horror."
It was the cry of _______________________________________________
15: In what house did Old Frankland live? _________________________________________________
16: Mr. Holmes told Dr Watson that he (Holmes) was returning from
Baskerville Hall to London; where, however, did Mr. Holmes actually
spent the bulk of his time during the case of The Hound of the Baskervilles?
17: "Vandeleur" was a pseudonym adopted by one character. What was
the name of the character claiming the name Vandeleur BEFORE he assumed
that name? ________________________
18: Laura Lyons didn't live in Grimpen, but in another town. Which
19: In what year was Dr. Mortimer married? ________________________________________________
20: Who was Laura Lyons' father? _______________________________________________________
21: Who was Perkins? _________________________________________________________________
22: Before moving to the Dartmoor moor, Stapleton had been a schoolmaster.
At what school? ______________________________________
23: What was "the paste in the tin?" ___________________________________________________
24: What was John Clayton's cab number? ___________________
25: In what year was the document, shown to Holmes, describing the
Baskerville curse dated? _______________________
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1tb: What was the year painted on the back of the original Hugo Baskerville's
portrait hanging in Baskerville Hall? ______________________
2tb: Which Baskerville actually authored the document describing the
Baskerville curse: __________________________
3tb: For whom was the document mentioned above intended? __________
and ________ Baskerville.