British Executions

Ruth Ellis

Age: 28

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Jul 1955

Crime Location: The Magdala, South Hill Park, Hampstead

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


Ruth Ellis was convicted of the murder of David Blakely.

She shot him.

see Sussex University - Ruth Ellis and the Emotional Economy of the Death Penalty

see Dance With A Stranger

see Bushywood

see Ruth Ellis in the Condemned Cell - Durham University

see Capital Punishment

see National Archives - J 267/57