British Executions

Thomas Henry Shelton

Age: 25

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 15 Apr 1925

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Thomas Henry Shelton murdered his girlfriend Ruth Surtees Rodgers 25 whose throat he cut at 30 Abbey Street, Gateshead on 29 January 1925.

see "News in Brief." Times [London, England] 14 Apr. 1925: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 9 Dec. 2013.

see National Archives - ASSI 45/85/5