English & Welsh executions 1932 - 1964

 
1932

 

 

 

 

Name

Age

Date

Place

Victim(s)

George Rice

32

3rd February

Manchester

Constance Inman

William Goddard

25

23rd February

Pentonville

Charles William Lambert

George Pople

22

9th March

Oxford

Mabel Elizabeth Mathews

George Michael

49

27th April

Hull

Theresa Mary Hempstock (girlfriend)

John Roberts

23

28th April

Leeds

Alfred Gill

Thomas Riley

36

28th April

Leeds

Elizabeth Castle (girlfriend)

Maurice Freedman

36

4th May

Pentonville

Annette Friedson (girlfriend)

Charles Cowle

19

18th May

Manchester

Naomi Annie Farnworth

Ernest Hutchinson

43

23rd November

Oxford

Gwendoline Annie Warren (girlfriend)

 

 

Total - 9

 

 

1933

 

 

 

 

Jeremiah Hanbury

49

2nd February

Birmingham

Jessie Payne (girlfriend)

Jack Puttnam

31

8th June

Pentonville

Elizabeth Mary Standley (aunt)

Richard Hetherington

36

20th June

Liverpool

Joseph Nixon, Mary Ann Nixon

Frederick Morse

34

25th July

Bristol

Doris (Dorothy) Winifred Brewer (niece)

Varnavas Antorka

31

10th August

Pentonville

Boleslar Pankorski

Robert James Kirby

26

11th October

Pentonville

Grace Ivy Newing (girlfriend)

Ernest Parker

25

6th December

Durham

Lily Parker (Scott) (sister)

William Burtoft

47

19th December

Manchester

Frances Levin

Stanley Hobday

21

29th December

Birmingham

Charles William Fox

 

 

Total - 9

 

 

1934

 

 

 

 

Roy Gregory

28

3rd January

Hull

Dorothy Margaret Addinall (step daughter)

Ernest Brown

35

6th February

Leeds

Frederick Ellison Morton

Louis Hamilton

25

6th April

Leeds

Maud Hamilton (wife)

Reginald Hinks

32

3rd May

Bristol

James Pullen (father in law)

Albert Probert and

26

4th May

Wandsworth

Joseph Bedford

Frederick Parker

31

Harry Tuffney

36

9th October

Pentonville

Edith Kate Longshaw (girlfriend)

John Stockwell

19

14th November

Pentonville

Dudley Henry Hoard

Ethel Lillie Major (f)

42

19th December

Hull

Arthur Major (husband)

 

 

Total - 9 (8 + 1)

 

 

1935

 

 

 

 

Fred Rushworth

29

1st January

Leeds

Daughter

David Blake

24

7th February

Leeds

Emily Yeomans

Charles Lake

37

13th March

Pentonville

George Hamblin

Leonard Brigstock

33

2nd April

Wandsworth

Hubert Sidney Deggan

Percy Anderson

21

16th April

Wandsworth

Edith Constance Drew-Bear (girlfriend)

John Bainbridge

24

9th May

Durham

Edward Frederick Herdman

John Harris Bridge

25

30th May

Manchester

Amelia Nuttall (girlfriend)

Arthur Franklin

44

25th June

Gloucester

Bessie Gladys Nott (girlfriend)

Walter Worthington

57

10th July

Bedford

Sybil Emily Worthington (wife)

George Hague

23

16th July

Durham

Amanda Sharp (girlfriend)

Raymond Bousquet

30

29th October

Wandsworth

Hilda Meek (girlfriend)

Allan Grierson

27

30th October

Pentonville

Louise Berthe Gann

 

 

Total - 12

 

 

1936

 

 

 

 

Dorothea Waddingham (f)

36

16th April

Birmingham

Louisa Baguley, Ada Baguley

Buck Ruxton

36

12th May

Manchester

Isabella Ruxton (wife), Mary Rogerson (servant)

Frederick Field

32

30th June

Wandsworth

Beatrice Vilna Sutton

George Bryant

38

14th July

Wandsworth

Ellen Whiting (girlfriend)

Charlotte Bryant (f)

33

15th July

Exeter

Frederick Bryant (husband)

Wallace Jenden

57

5th August

Wandsworth

Alice Whye (girlfriend)

Christopher Jackson

24

16th December

Durham

Harriet Linney (aunt)

 

 

Total - 7 (5 + 2)

 

 

1937

 

 

 

 

Max Mayer Haslam

23

4th February

Manchester

Ruth Clarkson

Andrew Bagley

62

10th February

Leeds

Irene Hart

Philip Davis

30

27th July

Exeter

Wilhelmina Davis (wife), Monica Rowe (niece)

Horace Brunt

32

12th August

Manchester

Kate Elizabeth Collier

Leslie Stone

24

13th August

Pentonville

Ruby Anne Keen (ex girlfriend)

Frederick Murphy

53

17th August

Pentonville

Rosina Field

John Rodgers

22

18th November

Pentonville

Lilian Maud Chamberlain

Ernest John Moss

28

7th December

Exeter

Kitty Bennett (girlfriend)

Frederick Nodder

44

30th December

Lincoln

Mona Tinsley

 

 

Total - 9

 

 

1938

 

 

 

 

Walter Smith

33

8th March

Norwich

Albert Baker

Charles Caldwell

49

20th April

Manchester

Eliza Caldwell (wife)

Robert Hoolhouse

21

26th May

Durham

Margaret Jane Dobson

Jan Mohamed

30

8th June

Liverpool

Aminul Hag

Alfred Richards

38

12th July

Wandsworth

Kathleen Richards (wife)

William Graves

38

19th July

Wandsworth

Tony Ruffle (son)

William Parker

25

26th July

Durham

Jane Parker (wife)

George Brain

27

1st November

Wandsworth

Rose Muriel Atkins

 

 

Total - 8

 

 

1939

 

 

 

 

John Daymond

19

8th February

Durham

James Percival

Harry Armstrong

38

21st March

Wandsworth

Peggy Pentecost (girlfriend)

William Butler

29

29th March

Wandsworth

Ernest Key

Ralph Smith

40

7th June

Gloucester

Beatrice Baxter (ex girlfriend)

Leonard Hucker

30

10th October

Wandsworth

Mary Moncrieff (Fullick)

Stanley Boon and

27

25th October

Wandsworth

Mabel Bundy

Arthur Smith

26

26th October

 

 

Total - 7

 

 

1940

 

 

 

 

Peter Barnes and

32

7th February

Birmingham

Elsie Ansell, Gwilym Rowland, John Arnott, James Clay & Rex Gentle

James Richards

29

Ernest Hamerton

25

27th March

Wandsworth

Elsie Ellington (girlfriend)

William Cowell

38

24th April

Wandsworth

Anne Cook

Vincent Ostler and

24

11th July

Durham

William Shiell

William Appleby

27

Udham Singh

37

31st July

Pentonville

Sir Michael O'Dwyer

George Roberts

29

8th August

Cardiff

Arthur Allen

John Wright

41

10th September

Durham

Alice Wright (wife)

Stanley Cole

23

31st October

Wandsworth

Doris Girl

William Cooper

24

26th November

Bedford

John Harrison

Edward Scollen

42

24th December

Durham

Beatrice Scollen (wife)

 

 

Total - 12

 

 

1941

 

 

 

 

Clifford Holmes

24

11th February

Manchester

Irene Holmes (wife)

Henry White

39

6th March

Durham

Emily Wardle (girlfriend)

Samuel Morgan

28

9th April

Liverpool

Mary Hagan

David Jennings

21

24th July

Dorchester

Albert Farley

Edward Anderson

19

31st July

Durham

William Anderson

John Smith

32

4th September

Manchester

Margaret Knight (ex girlfriend)

Eli Richards

45

19th September

Birmingham

Jane Turner

Antonio Mancini

39

31st October

Pentonville

Harry Distleman

Lionel Watson

30

12th November

Pentonville

Phyllis Crocker, Eileen Crocker (wife/daughter)

John Ernest Smith

21

3rd December

Wandsworth

Christina Dicksee (girlfriend)

Thomas Thorpe

61

23rd December

Leicester

Nellie Thorpe (wife)

 

 

Total - 11

 

 

1942

 

 

 

 

Arthur Peach

23

30th January

Birmingham

Kitty Lyon

Harold Trevor

62

11th March

Wandsworth

Theodora Greenhill

David Williams

33

25th March

Liverpool

Elizabeth Smith (girlfriend)

Cyril Johnson

20

15th April

Wandsworth

Maggie Small

Frederick Austin

28

30th April

Bristol

Lillian Austin (wife)

Harold Hill

26

1st May

Oxford

Doreen Hearne, Kathleen Trundell

Douglas Edmondson

28

24th June

Liverpool

Imeldred Osliff (girlfriend)

Gordon Cummins

28

25th June

Wandsworth

Evelyn Hamilton, Evelyn Oatley,

Margaret Lowe & Doris Jouannet

Arthur Anderson

52

21st July

Wandsworth

Pauline Barker (ex girlfriend)

George Silverosa &

22

10th September

Pentonville

Leonard Moules

Samuel Dashwood

23

Harold Merry

40

10th September

Birmingham

Joyce Dixon (girlfriend)

Patrick Kingston

38

6th October

Wandsworth

Sheila Wilson

William Collins

21

28th October

Durham

Margaret Rice

Herbert Bounds

42

6th November

Wandsworth

Elizabeth Bounds (wife)

 

 

Total - 15

 

 

1943

 

 

 

 

Harry Dobkin

49

27th January

Wandsworth

Rachel Dobkin (wife)

Ronald Roberts

28

10th February

Liverpool

Nellie Pearson

William Turner

19

24th March

Pentonville

Ann Wade

Dudley Rayner

26

31st March

Wandsworth

Josephine Rayner (wife)

Gordon Trenoweth

33

6th April

Exeter

Albert Bateman

August Sangret

30

29th April

Wandsworth

Joan Wolfe (girlfriend)

Charles Raymond

23

10th July

Wandsworth

Marguerite Burge

William Quayle

52

3rd August

Birmingham

Vera Clarke

Gerald Roe

41

3rd August

Pentonville

Elsie Roe (wife)

Trevor Elvin

21

10th September

Leeds

Violet Wakefield (girlfriend)

Charles Gauthier

25

24th September

Wandsworth

Annette Pepper (girlfriend)

Terence Casey

22

19th November

Wandsworth

Bridget Mitton

Charles Koopman

23

15th December

Pentonville

Gladys Brewer, Shirley Brewer

John Dorgan

47

22nd December

Wandsworth

Florence Dorgan (wife)

Thomas James

26

29th December

Liverpool

Gwendoline Sweeney

 

 

Total - 15

 

 

1944

 

 

 

 

Christos Georghiou

37

2nd February

Pentonville

Savvas Demetriades

Mervin McEwen

35

3rd February

Leeds

Mark Turner

Ernest Digby

34

16th March

Bristol

Dawn Digby (daughter)

Sidney Delasalle

39

13th April

Durham

Ronald Murphy

Ernest Kemp

21

6th June

Wandsworth

Iris Deeley

John Davidson

19

12th July

Liverpool

Gladys Appleton

James Galbraith

26

26th July

Manchester

James Percey

William Meffen

52

8th August

Leicester

Winifred Stanley (step daughter)

William Cowle

31

8th August

Leicester

Nora Payne (ex girlfriend)

 

 

Total - 9

 

 

1945

 

 

 

 

Horace Gordon

28

9th January

Wandsworth

Dorothy Hillman

Andrew Brown

26

30th January

Wandsworth

Amelia Knowles

Arthur Thompson

34

31st January

Leeds

Jane Coulton

Karl Hulten

22

8th March

Pentonville

George Heath

Arthur Heys

37

13th March

Norwich

Winifred Evans

Howard Grossley

37

5th September

Cardiff

Lily Griffiths (girlfriend)

Thomas Richardson

27

7th September

Leeds

David Dewar

Joachim Palme-Goltz,

20

6th October

Pentonville

Sergeant Major Wolfgang Rosterg

Kurt Zuchlsdorff

20

Heintz Brueling

22

Erich Koenig

20

& Josep Mertins

21

Ronald Mauri

32

31st October

Wandsworth

Vera Guest (girlfriend)

Armin Kuehne &

18

16th November

Pentonville

Gerhardt Rettig

Emil Schmittendorf

31

John Riley Young

40

21st December

Pentonville

Frederick Lucas, Cissie Lucas

James McNicol

30

21st December

Pentonville

Sgt. Donald Kirkaldie

Robert Blaine

24

29th December

Wandsworth

John Ritchie

 

 

Total - 18

 

 

1946

 

 

 

 

William Batty

27

8th January

Leeds

Samuel Gray

Michal Niescior

29

31st January

Wandsworth

Charles Elphick

Charles Prescott

23

5th March

Durham

Sarah Young

Arthur Clegg

42

19th March

Wandsworth

Jill Clegg (granddaughter)

Arthur Charles

34

26th March

Durham

John Duplessis

Marion Grondkowski (m)

32

2nd April

Wandsworth

Rueben Martirosoff

Henryk Malinowski

24

Harold Berry

30

9th April

Manchester

Bernard Phillips

Martin Coffey

24

24th April

Manchester

Henry Dutton

Leonard Holmes

32

28th May

Lincoln

Peggy Holmes (wife)

Thomas Hendren

31

17th July

Liverpool

Ella Staunton (girlfriend)

Walter Clayton

22

7th August

Liverpool

Joyce Jacques (girlfriend)

Sydney John Smith

24

6th September

Wandsworth

John Whatman

David Mason

39

6th September

Wandsworth

Dorothy Mason (wife)

Neville Heath

28

16th October

Pentonville

Margery Gardner (girlfriend), Doreen Marshall

Arthur Boyce

45

1st November

Pentonville

Elizabeth McLindon (girlfriend)

Frank Freiyer

26

13th November

Wandsworth

Joyce Brierley (girlfriend)

Arthur Rushton

31

19th November

Liverpool

Catherine Cooper (girlfriend)

John Mathieson

23

10th December

Pentonville

Mona Vanderstay

 

 

Total - 19

 

 

1947

 

 

 

 

Stanley Sheminant

28

3rd January

Liverpool

Harry Berrisford

Albert Sabin

21

30th January

Leeds

Neil MacLeod

Walter Rowland

39

27th February

Manchester

Olive Balchin

Harold Hagger (Sidney Sinclair)

45

18th March

Wandsworth

Dagmar Petrzywalkski

Frederick Reynolds

39

26th March

Pentonville

Beatrice Greenberg (girlfriend)

David Williams

26

15th April

Wandsworth

Margaret Williams (wife)

Eric Briggs

40

20th June

Leeds

Gertrude Briggs (wife)

William Smedley

38

14th August

Leeds

Edith Simmonite

John Gartside

24

21st August

Leeds

Percy Baker, Alice Baker

Charles Jenkins &

21

19th September

Pentonville

Alec de Antiquis

Christopher Geraghty

23

Eugeniusz Jurkiewicz

34

30th December

Bristol

Emily Bowers

 

 

Total - 12

 

 

1948

 

 

 

 

George Whelpton

31

7th January

Leeds

Alison Parkin (girlfriend), Joyce & Maurice Parkin

Evan Hadyn Evans

22

3rd February

Cardiff

Rachel Allen

Walter John Cross

21

19th February

Pentonville

Percy Bushby

Stanley Clark

34

18th November

Norwich

Florence Bentley (girlfriend)

Peter Griffiths

22

19th November

Liverpool

June Devaney

George Russell

45

2nd December

Oxford

Minnie Lee

Clifford Wills

31

9th December

Cardiff

Sillvinea Parry (girlfriend)

Arthur Osborne

28

30th December

Leeds

Ernest Westwood

 

 

Total - 8

 

 

1949

 

 

 

 

Margaret "Bill" Allen (f)

42

12th January

Manchester

Nancy Chadwick

George Semini

24

27th January

Liverpool

Joseph Gibbons

Kenneth Strickson

21

22nd March

Lincoln

Irene Phillips

James Farrell

19

29th March

Birmingham

Joan Marney

Harry Lewis

21

21st April

Pentonville

Harry Michaelson

Dennis Neville

22

2nd June

Leeds

Marian Poskitt

Bernard Cooper

40

21st June

Pentonville

Mary Cooper (wife)

Sydney Chamberlain

31

28th July

Winchester

Doreen Messenger (girlfriend)

Rex Harvey Jones

21

4th August

Swansea

Beatrice Watts

Robert Mackintosh

21

4th August

Swansea

Beryl Beechey

John George Haigh

40

10th August

Wandsworth

William Donald McSwann, William McSwann,

Amy McSwann, Archibald Henderson,

Rosalie Henderson, Olive Duran-Deacon

William Davies

30

16th August

Wandsworth

Lucy Wilson (girlfriend)

William Jones

31

28th September

Pentonville

Waltraut Lehman

John Wilson

26

13th December

Durham

Lucy Nightingale

Benjamin Roberts

23

 

 

Lillian Vickers

Ernest Couzins

49

30th December

Wandsworth

Victor Elias

 

 

Total - 16 (15 + 1)

 

 

1950

 

 

 

 

Daniel Raven

23

6th January

Pentonville

Leopold Goodman, Esther Goodman (in laws)

James Rivett

21

8th March

Norwich

Christine Cuddon (girlfriend)

Timothy John Evans

25

9th March

Pentonville

Beryl Evans, Geraldine Evans (wife/daughter)

George Kelly

27

28th March

Liverpool

Leonard Thomas, John Bernard Catterall

Piotr Maksimowski

33

29th March

Birmingham

Dilys Campbell (girlfriend)

Walter Sharpe

20

30th March

Leeds

Abraham Levine

Albert Jenkins

38

19th April

Swansea

William Llewellyn

Zbigniew Gower &

23

7th July

Winchester

Robert Taylor

Roman Redel

23

George Brown

23

11th July

Durham

Mary Longhurst (girlfriend)

Ronald Atwell

24

13th July

Bristol

Lily Palmer

John Walker

48

13th July

Durham

Francis Wilson

Albert Price

32

16th August

Wandsworth

Doris (wife) Jennifer & Maureen (daughters)

Patrick Turnage

31

14th November

Durham

Julia Beesley

Norman Goldthorpe

40

24th November

Norwich

Emma Howe

James Corbitt

37

28th November

Manchester

Eliza Wood (girlfriend)

Edward Woodfield

49

14th December

Bristol

Ethel Worth

Nicholas Crosby

22

19th December

Manchester

Ruth Massey

 

 

Total - 18

 

 

1951

 

 

 

 

Frank Griffin

40

4th January

Shrewsbury

Jane Edge

Nenad Kovacevic

29

26th January

Manchester

Radomir Djorovic

William Watkins

49

3rd April

Birmingham

Unnamed son

Edward Smith &

33

25th April

Wandsworth

Frederick Gosling

Joseph Brown

33

James Virrels

56

26th April

Wandsworth

Alice Roberts

James Inglis

29

8th May

Manchester

Alice Morgan

William Shaughnessy

48

9th May

Winchester

Marie & Joyce Shaughnessy (wife/daughter)

John Dand

32

12th June

Manchester

Walter Wyld

Jack Wright

31

3rd July

Manchester

Mona Mather

Dennis Moore

22

19th July

Norwich

Eileen Cullen (girlfriend)

Alfred Reynolds

25

19th July

Norwich

Ellen Ludkin (girlfriend)

John O'Connor

29

24th October

Pentonville

Eugenie le Maire

Herbert Mills

19

11th December

Lincoln

Mabel Tattershaw

 

 

Total - 14

 

 

1952

 

 

 

 

Horace Carter

31

1st January

Birmingham

Sheila Attwood

Alfred Bradley

24

15th January

Manchester

George Camp

Alfred Moore

36

6th February

Leeds

Duncan A. Fraser, Arthur Jagger

Herbert Harris

23

26th February

Manchester

Eileen Harris (wife)

Tahir Ali

39

21st March

Durham

Evelyn McDonald (girlfriend)

Edward Devlin &

22

25th April

Liverpool

Alice Rimmer

Alfred Burns

21

Ajit Singh

27

7th May

Cardiff

Joan Thomas (girlfriend)

Backary Manneh

25

27th May

Pentonville

Joseph Aaku

Harry Huxley

43

8th July

Shrewsbury

Ada Royce (girlfriend)

Thomas Eames

31

15th July

Bristol

Muriel Bent (girlfriend)

Frank Burgess

21

22nd July

Wandsworth

Johanna Hallahan

Oliver George Butler

24

12th August

Oxford

Rose Meadows (girlfriend)

Mahmood Mattan

28

3rd September

Cardiff

Lily Volpert (later found innocent)

John Howard Godar

31

5th September

Pentonville

Maureen Cox (girlfriend)

Dennis Muldowney

41

30th September

Pentonville

Countess Krystyna Skarbek

Raymond Cull

25

30th September

Pentonville

Jean Cull (wife)

Peter Johnson

24

9th October

Pentonville

Charles Mead

Donald Neil Simon

32

23rd October

Shrewsbury

Eunice Simon (wife), Victor Brades

Eric Norcliffe

30

12th December

Lincoln

Kathleen Norcliffe (wife)

John Livesey

23

17th December

Wandsworth

Stephanie Small (mother in law)

Leslie Green

29

23rd December

Birmingham

Alice Wiltshaw

Herbert Appleby

21

24th December

Durham

John Thomas

 

 

Total - 23

 

 

1953

 

 

 

 

John James Alcott

22

2nd January

Wandsworth

Geoffrey Dean

Derek Bentley

19

28th January

Wandsworth

PC Sydney Miles

Miles Giffard

27

24th February

Bristol

Charles & Elizabeth Giffard (parents)

John Todd

20

19th May

Liverpool

George Walker

John Christie

55

15th July

Pentonville

Ruth Fuerst, Muriel Eady, Beryl Evans,

Ethel Christie (wife), Kathleen Maloney,

Rita Nelson & Hectorina MacLennan

Philip Henry

25

30th July

Leeds

Flora Gilligan

Louisa Merrifield (f)

46

18th September

Manchester

Sarah Ricketts

John Greenway

27

20th October

Bristol

Beatrice Court

John Reynolds

31

17th November

Leicester

Janet Warner

Stanislaw Juras

43

17th December

Manchester

Irene Wagner

John Wilkinson

24

18th December

Wandsworth

Miriam Gray

Alfred Whiteway

22

22nd December

Wandsworth

Barbara Songhurst, Christine Reed

George Newland

21

23rd December

Pentonville

Henry Tandy

 

 

Total - 13 (12 + 1)

 

 

1954

 

 

 

 

Robert Moore

26

5th January

Leeds

Edward Watson

Czelslaw Kowalewski

32

8th January

Manchester

Doris Douglas (girlfriend)

Desmond Hooper

27

26th January

Shrewsbury

Betty Smith

Wilhelm Lubina

42

27th January

Leeds

Charlotte Ball

James Doohan

24

14th April

Wandsworth

Herbert Ketley

Albert George Hall

46

22nd April

Leeds

Mary Hackett

Thomas Harries

25

28th April

Swansea

John Harries, Phoebe Harries (uncle/aunt)

Kenneth Gilbert &

22

17th June

Pentonville

George Smart

Ian Arthur Grant

24

Milton Taylor

23

22nd June

Liverpool

Marie Bradshaw (girlfriend)

William Hepper

62

11th August

Wandsworth

Margaret Spevick

Harold Fowler

21

12th August

Lincoln

Kenneth Mulligan

Edward Reid

24

1st September

Leeds

Arthur White

Rupert Wells

53

1st September

Wandsworth

Nellie Officer (girlfriend)

Styllou Christofi (f)

53

15th December

Holloway

Hella Christofi (daughter in law)

 

 

Total - 15 (14 + 1)

 

 

1955

 

 

 

 

William Salt

43

29th March

Liverpool

Dennis Shenton

Sydney Clarke

33

14th April

Wandsworth

Rose Fairhurst

Winston Shaw

39

4th May

Leeds

Jean Tate (ex girlfriend)

James Robinson

27

24th May

Lincoln

Mary Dodsley

Richard Gowler

43

21st June

Liverpool

Mary Boothroyd

Kenneth Roberts

24

12th July

Lincoln

Mary Roberts

Ruth Ellis (f)

28

13th July

Holloway

David Blakely (boyfriend)

Frederick Cross

33

26th July

Birmingham

Donald Lainton

Norman Green

25

27th July

Liverpool

William Harmer, Norman Yates

Corbett Roberts

46

2nd August

Birmingham

Doris Roberts (wife)

Ernest Harding

42

9th August

Birmingham

Evelyn Higgins

Alec Wilkinson

22

12th August

Leeds

Clara Farrell (mother in law)

 

 

Total - 12 (11 + 1)

 

 

                                              1956
There were no executions in this year whilst the Homicide Act of 1957 was being formulated.  

1957

 

Homicide Act of 1957 applies from here on

John Vickers

22

23rd July

Durham

Jane Duckett

Dennis Howard

24

4th December

Birmingham

David Keasey

 

 

Total - 2

 

 

1958

 

 

 

 

Vivian Teed

24

6th May

Swansea

William Williams

Matthew Kavanagh

32

12th August

Birmingham

Isaiah Dixon

Frank Stokes

44

3rd September

Durham

Linda Ash

Brian Chandler

20

17th December

Durham

Martha Dodd

 

 

Total - 4

 

 

1959

 

 

 

 

Ernest Jones

39

10th February

Leeds

Richard Turner

Joseph Chrimes

30

28th April

Pentonville

Norah Summerfield

Ronald Marwood

25

8th May

Pentonville

Raymond Summers

Michael Tatum

24

14th May

Winchester

Charles Barrett

Bernard Walden

35

14th August

Leeds

Joyce Moran, Neil Saxton

Guenther Podola

30

5th November

Wandsworth

DS Raymond William Purdy

 

 

Total - 6

 

 

1960

 

 

 

 

John Constantine

23

1st September

Lincoln

Lily Perry

Norman Harris and

23

10th November

Pentonville
Wandsworth

Allan Jee

Francis Forsyth

18

 

 

Total - 3

 

 

1961

 

 

 

 

Wasyl Gnypiuk

34

27th January

Lincoln

Louise Surgey

George Riley

21

9th February

Shrewsbury

Adeline Smith

Jack Day

31

29th March

Bedford

Keith Arthur

Victor John Terry

20

25th May

Wandsworth

John Pull

Zsiga Pankotia

31

29th June

Leeds

Eli Myers

Edwin Bush

21

6th July

Pentonville

Elsie Batten

Henryk Niemasz

49

8th September

Wandsworth

Hubert Buxton, Alice Buxton (girlfriend)

 

 

Total - 7

 

 

1962

 

 

 

 

James Hanratty

25

4th April

Bedford

Michael Gregsten

Oswald Grey

20

20th November

Birmingham

Thomas Bates

James Smith

26

28th November

Manchester

Sarah Cross

 

 

Total - 3

 

 

1963

 

 

 

 

Russell Pascoe

24

17th December

Bristol

William Garfield Rowe

Dennis Whitty

22

Winchester

 

 

Total - 2

 

 

1964

 

 

 

 

Peter Anthony Allen

22

13th August

Liverpool

John Alan West

Gwynne Owen Evans

24

Manchester

(real name John Robson Walby)

Total - 2

 

 

 

Spies and traitors 

13 men were executed for spying during World War II. One of them was shot by military firing squad at the Tower of London, the remainder being hanged at Pentonville (6) and Wandsworth (9). A further three men were hanged for Treason after the War

Name

Age

Date

Place

Jose Waldeburg and

25

10th December, 1940

Pentonville

Carl Meier

24

Charles Kieboom

26

17th December, 1940

Pentonville

George Armstrong

39

9th July, 1941

Wandsworth

Werner Henrich Walti &

34

6th August, 1941

Wandsworth

Karle Drucke

25

Josef Jakobs

43

14th August, 1941

Shot at the Tower of London

Karel Richter

29

10th December, 1941

Wandsworth

Alphonse Timmerman &

28

7th July, 1942

Wandsworth

Jose Estella Key

34

Duncan Scott-Ford

21

3rd November, 1942

Wandsworth

Johannes Dronkers

46

31st December, 1942

Wandsworth

Franciscus Winter

40

26th January, 1943

Wandsworth

Oswald John Job

58

16th March, 1944

Pentonville

Pierre Neukermans

28

23rd June, 1944

Pentonville

Joseph Van Hove

27

12th July, 1944

Pentonville

John Amery

33

19th December, 1945 (Treason)

Wandsworth

William Joyce

39

3rd January, 1946 (Treason)

Wandsworth  (“Lord Haw Haw”)

Theodore Schurch

27

4th January, 1946 (Treason)

Pentonville

 

 

Total - 16

US Servicemen

 

 

18 American servicemen were executed at Shepton Mallet During World War II, under US Military jurisdiction.

Name

Age

Date

Crime (method)

David Cobb

21

12th March, 1943

Murder of Robert Cobnor (hanged)

Harold A. Smith

 

25th June, 1943

Murder of Henry Jenkins (hanged)

Lee A Davis

 

14th December, 1943

Murder of Cynthia Lay (hanged)

John Waters

39

10th February, 1944

Murder of Doris Staples (hanged)

J.C. Leatherberry

 

16th March, 1944

Murder of Henry Hailstone (hanged)

Wiley Harris

 

26th May, 1944

Murder of Harry Coogan (hanged)