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39th year  -  N° 202                 Saturday, 20 July 2024         Antwerpen		
Alors on Dance
HM Prison Pentonville

Caledonian Road, Islington, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Related events:

  1. Tuesday 30th of September 1902 (-) Murderer John McDonald is executed by hanging by William Billington
    McDonald was the first man to hang at Pentonville Prison. Chief executioner Albert Pierrepoint would later find it "the finest scaffold in the world".

  2. Tuesday 15th of August 1905 (-) Multiple murderer Arthur Devereux is executed by hanging by Henry Pierrepoint
    Devereux killed his 25-year-old wife Beatrice Ellen Maud and their 2-year-old twins Evelyn and Lawrence.

  3. Tuesday 17th of August 1909 (-) Assassin Madan Lal Dhingra is executed by hanging by Henry Pierrepoint

  4. Wednesday 23rd of November 1910 (-) Physician and poison murderer Hawley Harvey Crippen is executed by hanging

  5. Thursday 18th of April 1912 (-) Murderer Frederick Seddon is executed by hanging

  6. Saturday 2nd of March 1918 (-) Murderer Louis Voisin is executed by hanging

  7. Thursday 10th of July 1919 (-) Multiple murderer Henry Perry is executed by hanging by John Ellis
    Perry murdered 48-year-old Walter Cornish, his 43-year-old wife Alice and their two daughters 15-year-old Alice and 6-year-old Marie at 13 Stukeley Road, Forest Gate, London on 28 April 1919.

  8. Tuesday 27th of July 1920 (-) Murderer Arthur Goslett is executed by hanging by John Ellis
    Goslett battered to death and drowned his 43-year-old wife Evelyn at Weston Avenue, Golder's Green, London on 1 May.

  9. Monday 5th of June 1922 (-) Murderer Henry Jacoby is executed by hanging by John Ellis

  10. Tuesday 9th of January 1923 (-) Murderer Frederick Bywaters is executed by hanging
    On 3 October 1922 he stabbed his lover Edith Thompson's husband Percy Thompson to death.

  11. Friday 14th of August 1925 (-) Murderer Arthur Henry Bishop is executed by hanging
    Bishop murdered 26-year-old Francis Edward Rix at 24 Charles Street, Mayfair, London on 7 June 1925.

  12. Friday 12th of August 1927 (-) Murderer John Robinson is executed by hanging by Robert Baxter

  13. Thursday 31st of May 1928 (-) Cop killer Frederick Browne is executed by hanging
    While waiting for sentence to be carried out Browne tried to commit suicide three times, once by hanging himself and then by cutting his throat. He even tried to go on a hunger strike and had to be force fed.

  14. Wednesday 5th of August 1931 (-) Murderer William Shelley is executed by hanging by Robert Baxter

  15. Wednesday 5th of August 1931 (-) Murderer Oliver Newman is executed by hanging by Robert Baxter

  16. Wednesday 4th of May 1932 (-) Murderer Maurice Freedman is executed by hanging by Robert Baxter

  17. Wednesday 31st of July 1940 (-) Punjabi revolutionary Udham Singh is executed by hanging

  18. Thursday 8th of March 1945 (-) Murderer Karl Hultén is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint

  19. Friday 1st of November 1946 (-) Murderer Albert Boyce is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint
    Boyce shot dead his 41-year-old girlfriend Elizabeth McLindon at 45 Chester Square, Belgravia, London on 8 June 1946.

  20. Wednesday 16th of October 1946 (-) Sex killer Neville Heath is executed by hanging

  21. Friday 19th of September 1947 (-) Murderer Charles Jenkins is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint

  22. Friday 19th of September 1947 (-) Murderer Christopher Geraghty is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint

  23. Thursday 21st of April 1949 (-) Murderer Harry Lewis is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint

  24. Friday 6th of January 1950 (-) Double murderer Daniel Raven is executed by hanging
    On 10 October 1949 he killed his wealthy in-laws, 49-year-old Leopold Goodman and his 47-year-old wife Esther by beating with the heavy base of a television aerial in Edgware, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

  25. Thursday 9th of March 1950 (-) Miscarriage of justice victim Timothy Evans is executed by hanging
    He was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife and child, who were actually killed by John Christie.

  26. Wednesday 15th of July 1953 (-) Serial killer John Christie is executed by hanging
    After being pinioned for execution, Christie complained that his nose itched. Executioner Albert Pierrepoint assured him that "It won't bother you for long".

  27. Friday 8th of May 1959 (-) Cop killer Ronald Marwood is executed by hanging by Harry Allen

  28. Thursday 10th of November 1960 (-) Murderer Norman Harris is executed by hanging by Robert Stewart

  29. Thursday 6th of July 1961 (-) Murderer Edwin Bush is executed by hanging by Harry Allen
    Bush was the last man to be hanged at Pentonville Prison.