British Executions

Robert Heseltine Hudson


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Aug 1895

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: unknown

Executioner: James Billington


August 13th: Robert Heseltine HUDSON
Convicted of the murder of his wife Kate, and son Heseltine, whom he stabbed to death between 21 May and 8 June, and then buried their bodies on the Yorkshire Moors. He never attempted to cover his tracks and confessed when arrested at Birmingham on 22 June. Hanged by James Billington.