British Executions

William Batty

Age: 27

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Jan 1946

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Leeds

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


William Batty murdered Samuel Hammond Gray 33 who he shot at 45 Prince Street, Dudley Hill, Bradford on 14 August 1945.

see The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Friday 30 November 1945

see Western Morning News - Wednesday 09 January 1946

see National Archives - ASSI 45/105/4