British Executions

James Winstanley

Age: 29

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 5 Aug 1925

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Liverpool

Method: hanging

Executioner: William Willis


James Winstanley murdered his girlfriend Edith Horrocks-Wilkinson 27 who he strangled on the Towpath of the Leeds/Liverpool canal, near the Navigation Inn, Shevington on 7 May, 1925.

see National Archives - ASSI 52/375