British Executions

Frederick Reynolds

Age: 23

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Nov 1906

Crime Location: Willow Walk, Bermondsey, London

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint


Frederick Reynolds murdered his ex-girlfriend Sophie Lovell 18 whose throat he cut at Willow Walk, Bermondsey, London on 10 September 1906.

Frederick Reynolds and Sophie Lovell had been engaged to each other but Sophie Lovell broke off the engagement. Whilst Sophie Lovell was later walking out with another man he came up to her and cut her throat. She died almost instantly.

see Derby Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 13 November 1906