British Executions

Frederick Stephen Fuller

Age: 35

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 3 Aug 1927

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Robert Baxter


Frederick Stephen Fuller and James Murphy murdered James Staunton 42 at Brancaster Lane, Sanderstead, London.

James Staunton was a night watchman on a building site where Frederick Fuller was employed. After robbing him and taking his money they went to London and changed their clothes and then travelled North to Doncaster. They said that James Murphy hit James Staunton on the jaw and he fell backwards.

see Western Morning News - Thursday 04 August 1927

see "Court Of Criminal Appeal." Times [London, England] 19 July 1927: 5. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 16 July 2013.

see National Archives MEPO 3/1629, ASSI 36/40