Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 23 Aug 1909

Place: 1 Railway Cottages, Abbey Road, Stratford, London

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly born male child was found in a back garden in Stratford.

The child had a number of puncture wounds in its throat, and marks of burning on its chest and abdomen as though it had been placed on a hot grate.

The puncture wounds were given as the cause of death.


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


see Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Monday 23 August 1909

see Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 27 August 1909