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Samuel Atherley

 


Name:

Samuel Atherley

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

1879
Kill Total:

4

Kill date:

July 1909

Kill Place:

Arnold, Nottingham

Status:

 

Occupation:

ex-Soldier
Victim:

Matilda Lambert

John Lambert

Annie Lambert

Samuel Lambert

D.O.B:

 

 


 

Court:

 Crown
Case No:  

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A former soldier, Atherley had lived with Matilda Lambert and her 3 children in Nottingham for 7 years.

 

10th July 1909, After an argument Matilda told Atherley to leave, Atherley hit Matilda over the head with a hammer, he then took out a razor and cut her throat.

He then set about on her three children, after he had cut their throats, he turned the razor on himself but survived after being treated in hospital.

 

14th December 1909, Atherley was hanged in Nottingham by Henry Pierrepoint and Thomas Pierrepoint.

 

 

 

 

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