British Executions

Harry Walters

Age: 39

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Apr 1906

Crime Location: 12 Court, 7 House, Allen Street, Sheffield

Execution Place: Wakefield

Method: hanging

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint


Harry Walters was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend Sarah Ann McConnell 43 and sentenced to death.

He battered her to death at 12 Court, 7 House, Allen Street, Sheffield on 23 December 1905.

She was found dead on the hearthrug with injuries inflicted by a broom.

On the morning of the murder he was heard to say that he would kill her if she did not find him money.

see Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 10 April 1906

see National Archives - ASSI 45/84/1A, HO 144/1006/139019