Unsolved Murders

Eliza White

Age: 38

Sex: female

Date: 17 Aug 1922

Place: 14 Long Road, Scunthorpe

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Eliza White died from an illegal operation on the night of Thursday 17 August 1922.

The jury at her inquest stated that there was not enough evidence to show who carried it out.

She was the wife of a miner and had lived at 78 Ravensfield Street in Denaby Main.

She died at her sister’s house at 14 Long Road, Scunthorpe.

An open verdict was returned.


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


see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 21 August 1922

see Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Monday 21 August 1922