Date Of Execution: 22 Apr 1930
Crime Location: 42 Grove Street, Southampton
Execution Place: Winchester
Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint
William Podmore murdered Vivian Messiter 58 behind a garage at 42 Grove Street, Southampton on 30 October 1928. He had been beaten with a hammer on which they found one of William Podmore's eyebrow hairs.
see Executed Today
see Daily Echo
see National Archives - PCOM 8/421, PCOM 8/422, HO 144/12281 and HO 144/12277