British Executions

William Murphy

Age: 49

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 15 Feb 1910

Crime Location: Waltham Avenue, Holyhead

Execution Place: Caernarfon

Method: hanging

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint

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

William Murphy murdered his girlfriend Gwen Ellen Jones 36 whose throat he cut in a field near Waltham Avenue, Holyhead on 25 December 1909.

see National Archives - ASSI 65/18/1

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 15 February 1910