British Executions

George William Barton

Age: 59

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1925

Crime Location: 12 Bartle Avenue, East Ham, London

Execution Place: Pentonville

Method: hanging

Executioner: Robert Baxter


George William Barton murdered Mary May Palfrey 38 at Mary May Palfrey on 22 January 1925.

She was his girlfriend and sister-in-law. He battered her and cut her throat.

see National Archives - MEPO 3/1612, HO 144/5250