Unsolved Murders

Kathleen Parkinson

Age: 20

Sex: female

Date: 16 Dec 1924

Place: Ridley Road, Liverpool

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Kathleen Parkinson died after an illegal operation.

She had married in secret and then three week later died from the operation.

She was a pretty typist working for a well-known solicitor and lived at home with her parents on Ridley Road in Liverpool.

When she got back after getting married she told her mother about her condition and said that she hoped she would not lose her position.

When she became ill she was taken to hospital where she died in agony half an hour later.

Her post-mortem indictated that an illegal operation had been performed.


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


see Yorkshire Evening Post - Tuesday 16 December 1924

see Edinburgh Evening News - Tuesday 16 December 1924

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 16 December 1924