British Executions

William James Robinson

Age: 26

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 17 Apr 1917

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Pentonville

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


William James Robinson murdered Alfred Williams 35 who he stabbed to death at the Sussex Stores public house, Upper St Martins Lane, London on 26 November 1916.

He confessed to the crime later while in Pentonville awaiting execution.

see Manchester Evening News - Monday 02 April 1917