Unsolved Murders

Sarah Annie Allison

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 7 Jan 1958

Place: River Tyne, Newcastle Quayside

Sarah Annie Allison was found dead in the River Tyne at  Newcastle Quayside on Tuesday 25 February 1958.

She had lived in Millway Sheriff Hill and was last seen on 7 January 1958 when she left home to post a parcel and do some shopping.

Her inquest heard that her cause of death was due to drowning and that there was no evidence to show how she came to be in the river.

An open verdict was returned.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Newcastle Journal - Saturday 01 March 1958