British Executions

Walter William Sykes

Age: 24

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 23 Apr 1913

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wakefield

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Walter William Sykes murdered Amy Collinson 10 and Frances Alice Nicholson 7 whose throats he cut at Abdy's Farm, Kimberworth on 15 November 1912.

see National Archives - HO 144/1240/230886

see Papers Past