Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 23 Jul 1908

Place: Waxhole Cut, Waxholme, Withernsea

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

A newly born child was found in a ditch at Waxholme.

It was stated that the death had been caused by violence.

The body was found by a farm labourer who was cleaning out a dyke bottom at what was known as Waxhole Cut, half a mile North of Withernsea.

The decomposed body of the fully developed male child had been wrapped up in a print cloth and then wrapped up in brown paper.


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


see Hull Daily Mail - Saturday 01 August 1908

see Hull Daily Mail - Friday 24 July 1908