British Executions

Edward Richard Palmer

Age: 24

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Nov 1903

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Devizes

Method: hanging

Executioner: William Billington


Edward Richard Palmer was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend Esther Swinford and sentenced to death.

He shot her at the Ship Inn, Swindon on Friday 18 September 1903.

see National Archives - HO 144/728/112650