British Executions

George Finlay Brown

Age: 23

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Jul 1950

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


George Finlay Brown murdered his girlfriend Mary Victoria Longhurst 23 who he strangled at 26 King Street, North Shields on 10 March, 1950.

see National Archives - ASSI 45/110/3

see "Murderer Executed." Times [London, England] 12 July 1950: 3. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 27 Nov. 2013.