Unsolved Murders

Mary Elizabeth Oliver

Age: 27

Sex: female

Date: 28 Jan 1952

Place: 14 Maurice Road, Wallsend

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Mary Elizabeth Oliver died from an abortion.

The pathologist said that her death was due to septicaemia following acute gangrenous endometritis as a result of a self-inflicted abortion.

The police said that the was no evidence to show any criminal interference.


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


see Shields Daily News - Monday 28 January 1952

see Shields Daily News - Wednesday 16 January 1952