British Executions

Thomas Eric Richardson

Age: 27

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 7 Sep 1945

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Leeds

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Thomas Eric Richardson murdered David Walker Dewar 41 who he battered to death in the driveway of 176 Beeston Road, Leeds on 29 April 1945.

see The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 19 July 1945

see National Archives - ASSI 45/105/17