Unsolved Murders

Margaret Victoria Williamson

Age: 63

Sex: female

Date: 23 Dec 1964

Place: Wood End, Barkisland, Halifax, Yorkshire

Source: discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Margaret Williamson was found dead and partially clothes in bull rushes in a swmap near to where she lived.

She had been criminally assaulted and Christmas gifts that she had brought were scattered near her naked body.

Policed issued the description of a man between the age of 22 and 25 who was about 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in tall with long hair that hung over his collar.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see "News in Brief." Times [London, England] 12 Feb. 1965: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.

see "West Indian Shot Dead After Christening Party." Times [London, England] 28 Dec. 1964: 5. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.

see National Archives - HO 332/16 - STA 502/3/27 - 160