Unsolved Murders

Margaret Jackson

Age: 49

Sex: female

Date: 20 Aug 1932

Place: Ellerby Station, Ellerby-in-Holderness, East Riding

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Margaret Jackson was found dead in the road near Ellerby Station shortly before 10pm on the Saturday night 20 August 1932.

Her death was due to a fractured skull and it was thought that she had been hit by a motor-vehicle.

Her home was in Ellerby and it was said that she had been into Hull and had been walking from the station to her home when she was hit.

No one saw the incident and it was thought that she had received a passing blow and not run over.

She was the wife of a trawler engineer who was at the time at sea.


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


see Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 30 August 1932

see Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 23 August 1932

see Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Tuesday 23 August 1932

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 22 August 1932