British Executions

William George Thomas Charles Austin

Age: 31

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 5 Nov 1907

Crime Location: 5 Cranbourne Terrace, Clewer, Windsor

Execution Place: Reading

Method: hanging

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint

Source: http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/

William George Thomas Charles Austin murdered Unity Annie Butler 13 who he strangled at 5 Cranbourne Terrace, Clewer, Windsor on 16 July 1907.

William Austin was a cleaner. her body was found under his bed at his home in Windsor. He denied any intimacy with her.

see Dundee Courier - Tuesday 15 October 1907

see Lichfield Mercury - Friday 18 October 1907

see National Archives - HO 144/867/158038