British Executions

Henry Phillips

Age: 44

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 14 Dec 1911

Crime Location: Frogmore Lane, Knelston, Reynoldstone

Execution Place: Swansea

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


Henry Phillips murdered his wife Margaret Phillips 39 whose throat he cut in Frogmore Lane, Knelston, Reynoldstone on 26 July 1911.

Four days before the murder he had been served with a summons for cruelty towards her.

see National Archives - ASSI 72/37/5, HO 144/1175/216230

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 13 December 1911