Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 5 Dec 1902

Place: Stainforth Road, Clapham Junction

A baby was found dead in Stainforth Road having been strangled with a tight ligature, either string or a piece of tape.

The coroner added that he was sorry that these cases were happening all over London.

Stainforth Road has since been redeveloped but was off Cabul Road opposite Rowena Crescent. The course of the road is now a service road into the Sacred Heart RC Primary School.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Cambridge Daily News - Friday 05 December 1902