British Executions

Louisa May Merrifield

Age: 46

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 18 Sep 1953

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


Louisa May Merrifield murdered Sarah Ricketts 79 who she poisoned with phosphorus at 339 Devonshire Road, Blackpool on 14 April 1953.

see National Archives - DPP 2/2254, ASSI 52/785, ASSI 86/90