Unsolved Murders

Clarrie Jackson

Age: 33

Sex: female

Date: 9 Apr 1936

Place: Harold Street, Sheffield

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Clarrie Jackson died from an illegal operation on 9 April 1936.

A woman was tried for her murder, but the charge was reduced to manslaughter at the Leeds Assizes on 12 May 1936 although she was acquitted of that charge also when no evidence was offered.

The judge stressed the importance of having corroboration of evidence given by people that might be regarded as accomplices.

It was heard that an illegal operation had been performed and that Clarrie Jackson had died three days later as a result.


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


see Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Wednesday 13 May 1936

see Sheffield Independent - Saturday 11 April 1936

see Sheffield Independent - Thursday 16 April 1936

see Leeds Mercury - Wednesday 13 May 1936

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 13 May 1936

see Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 13 May 1936

see Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Tuesday 07 April 1936