Unsolved Murders

Twin Girl

Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 28 Oct 1916

Place: River Thames, Waterloo Pier

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Two twins were found drowned in the River Thames near Waterloo Pier.

They were found floating in a paper basket. The boy had a piece of calico tied tightly around his neck and the girl had a fractured skull.

They had been wrapped up in a blue skirt and a portion of blanket.


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


see Beverley and East Riding Recorder - Saturday 28 October 1916

see Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 24 October 1916