Unsolved Murders

John Revill

Age: 36

Sex: male

Date: 21 Dec 1912

Place: River Hipper, Chesterfield

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

John Revill was found in the River Hipper at Chesterfield.

His body was found in the river at 10.15am on Sunday morning.

A man had heard two men apparently under the influence of drink squabbling there the night before around 11.45pm.

John Revill had been a labourer from Scarcliffe.


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


see Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 21 December 1912

see Derby Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 17 December 1912