Date Of Execution: 24 Sep 1903
Crime Location: Lord Nelson Pub, 299 Whitechapel Road, London
Execution Place: Pentonville
Executioner: William Billington
Charles Jeremiah Slowe was convicted of the murder of Mary Jane Hardwick 28 and sentenced to death,
He stabbed her at the Lord Nelson pub on Whitechapel Road, London on Thursday 24 September 1903 with a slaughterman's knife.
He was an occasional customer but Mary Hardwick avoided him and he had been heard to abuse and threaten her.
On 24 September 1903 he waited until closing time and then stabbed her saying 'I've got you know'.
After he ran off but Mary Hardwick's sister chased him and called out for people to stop him and an man grappled him and held him.
Mary Hardwick's sister said that she had no idea why he had attacked Mary Hardwick adding that Charles Slowe was only an occasional customer and that she had never seen them speaking to each other, other then when drinks were being ordered.
see National Archives - HO 144/727/112467
see Western Times - Thursday 22 October 1903
see Western Times - Saturday 26 September 1903
see Lincolnshire Echo - Tuesday 10 November 1903
see Edinburgh Evening News - Thursday 24 September 1903
see Gloucester Citizen - Thursday 24 September 1903
see London Daily News - Friday 25 September 1903