Date Of Execution: 29 Dec 1904
Crime Location: Rotherham
Execution Place: Leeds
Executioner: John Billington
Arthur Jeffries murdered Samuel Barker who he stabbed to death in a dark alley in Rotherham on 12 November 1904.
Arthur Jeffries and Samuel Barker had both been involved with rabbit poaching and had dispute during with Arthur Jeffries used threats towards Samuel Barker and had was seen to flourish a cobbler's file in a threatening manner being then stabbing Samuel Barker with it in the side causing a wound 8 inches deep.
see Dundee Courier - Friday 09 December 1904
see Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Thursday 29 December 1904
see Dundee Evening Post - Monday 14 November 1904
see Shields Daily Gazette - Friday 09 December 1904