British Executions

William Charles Cowell

Age: 38

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Apr 1940

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


William Charles Cowell murdered Anne Farrow Cook 33 by battering her to death in a wood near Hurtspierpoint East Sussex on 21 August 1939.

see National Archives - ASSI 36/400