British Executions

Ronald Douglas Atwell

Age: 24

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Jul 1950

Crime Location: Wembdon Fields, Bridgewater, Somerset

Execution Place: Bristol

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


Ronald Douglas Atwell was convicted for the murder of Lily Irene Palmer 26 at Wembdon Fields, Bridgewater, Somerset on 15 April, 1950. He had battered her to death.

see "Two Murder Appeals Dismissed." Times [London, England] 27 June 1950: 4. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 27 Nov. 2013.

see National Archives - ASSI 92/1, DPP 2/1962, ASSI 26/66