British Executions

John Riley Young

Age: 40

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Dec 1945

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Pentonville

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


John Riley Young murdered Frederick Benjamin Lucas 52 and Cissie Clara Lucas 50 who he battered to death at "Cranham", Undercliffe Gardens, Leigh-on-Sea on 6 June, 1945.

see National Archives MEPO 3/2296