Unsolved Murders

Joyce Vickers

Age: 19

Sex: female

Date: 13 Jan 1944

Place: Samford Bridge, Tarvin, Chester

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Joyce Vickers was knocked over by a vehicle that didn't stop on Christmas night 1943 and later died in hospital.

She had been walking along the gutter of the road whilst her companion, an American soldier, had been walking on the footpath when she was hit by a truck that didn't stop.

She was knocked over at about 11.20pm and taken to Chester Royal Infirmary where she died on 13 January 1944.

Joyce Vickers had lived in Well Lane, Mouldsworth, in Cheshire and was a shop assistant.


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


see Liverpool Evening Express - Tuesday 08 February 1944

see Liverpool Echo - Monday 17 January 1944

see Cheshire Observer - Saturday 15 January 1944