Unsolved Murders

Norman Robert Tiffney

Age: 24

Sex: male

Date: 19 Dec 1949

Place: Restalrig Road South, Restalrig, Edinburgh

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Norman Robert Tiffney died following an assault.

He was assaulted in Restalrig Road South and was taken to Leith Hospital where he later died.

The police said that they thought that he had been struck in the face and knocked to the ground.

A 27-year-old rubber worker was charged with his murder, but the charge was later reduced to assault and nothing more is known.

Norman Tiffney had lived in Piershill Square West.


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


see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Monday 19 December 1949

see The Scotsman - Tuesday 03 January 1950

see Sunday Post - Sunday 01 January 1950