British Executions

Matthew James Dodds

Age: 44

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 5 Aug 1908

Crime Location: Hamsterley

Execution Place: Durham

Method: unknown

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint

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

Matthew James Dodds murdered his wife Mary Jane Dodds 50 who he strangled in Hamsterley on 20 February 1908.

see National Archives - HO 144/883/167254