Unsolved Murders

Elizabeth Houghton

Age: 28

Sex: female

Date: 6 Jan 1909

Place: Edwin Street

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Elizabeth Houghton died from an illegal operation.

A woman was tried for her manslaughter but acquitted.


see Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Thursday 21 January 1909

see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Wednesday 06 January 1909

see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Friday 30 April 1909

see National Archives - ASSI 52/155