British Executions

William Butler

Age: 62

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1910

Crime Location: Tank Cottage, Bassaleg, Newport

Execution Place: Usk

Method: hanging

Executioner: Henry Pierrepoint


William Butler (who was also known as Thomas Clements) murdered Charles Thomas 82 and Mary Thomas 72 who he battered to death at Tank Cottage, Bassaleg, near Newport on 11 November 1909.

see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Friday 25 February 1910

see National Archives - ASSI 6/45/8