Unsolved Murders

John Joseph Hiscock

Age: 15

Sex: male

Date: 11 Sep 1911

Place: Royston

John Joseph Hiscock was found dead in a canal.

He had gone out at 6am on a blackberrying expedition with four other lads but became separated.

He was found later the same day, at 6.30pm, dead in a canal.

He was a pony driver and had lived in Jubilee Terrace in Royston.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Leeds Mercury - Monday 11 September 1911