British Executions

Ernest Edward Kelly

Age: 20

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Dec 1913

Crime Location: Yorkshire Street, Oldham

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


Ernest Edward Kelly and Edward Wild Hilton were convicted for the murder of Daniel Wright Bardsley 54 who they battered to death at Yorkshire Street, Oldham on 26 July 1913. They were both sentenced to death but Edward Wild Hilton was reprieved.

see Western Times - Tuesday 25 November 1913

see National Archives - HO 144/17280, ASSI 52/203