British Executions

William Cavanagh

Age: 29

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 18 Dec 1917

Crime Location: 1 West Street, Newcastle

Execution Place: Newcastle

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


William Cavanagh murdered Henry Arthur Hollyer 27 who he stabbed to death at 1 West Street, Newcastle on 21 June 1917.

see The Scotsman - Tuesday 13 November 1917