British Executions

James Richards

Age: 29

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 7 Feb 1940

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Birmingham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Peter Barnes and James Richards murdered Elsie Ansell 21, Gwilym Rowland 50, John Corbett Arnott 15, James Clay 81 and Rex Gentle 30 by bombing them in Broadgate, Coventry on 25 August 1939.