The CRIPPEN - CRIPPIN Connection - Contents
Doctor Hawley Harvey Crippen
More information can be found below however, a mystery can be
More information can be found below however, a mystery can beseen here
In 1910, a telegram was transmitted by the master of the Atlantic liner Montrose which led to the hanging of Dr. Crippen after trying to flee to Canada for the murder of his wife by poisoning, dismembering and burying her in their Holloway, London cellar.
On 22nd July 1910, 130 miles west of Lizard Point Cornwall, Kendall telegraphed:
More historic information on telegrams can be
Key dates surrounding the case and subsequent trial can be seen here. Reproduced from The Trial of Hawley Harvey Crippen, edited by Filson Young, first published in 1920 as part of the Notable British Trials Series. this page or for an alternative view
The illicit photograph taken during the trial showing Doctor Hawley Harvey Crippen and Ethel le Neve in the dock at the Old Bailey.
Fascinating facts from the London Metropolitan Police can be foundhere
39 Hilldrop Crescent, Camden Town, London, England
The Cellar at 39 Hilldrop Crescent
Cora Crippen also known as Belle Elmore
Ethel le Neve
The PRO website is
Stockholm Police Appeal
Completely revised December 2001, this page was last updated Tuesday, January 01, 2002.here.
© John Crippen, 2001, 2002
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More interesting facts came to light on a BBC television programme the Antiques Roadshow – text has been reproduced from the BBC Online web-site, 31st May 2000 and can be seen
A copy of Hawley Harvey Crippen’s Last Will and Testament, which has been obtained from the English Public Record Office can be seen
For background information on Hawley Harvey Crippen, his life and subsequent death by Stephen Stratford go toseen here.