James Ellor 1920

36 year old Ellor had a row with his wife,Ada, and she left him to stay with a friend, at 8 Travis Street, Hyde. She applied for a summons against her husband for his persistent cruelty. Ellor found where she was staying, and went to ask her to return. The friend left the two to talk, and a short while later Ellor gave himself up to Police Constable Hughes, saying “I want you to lock me up. I have just murdered my wife in the back kitchen of No. 8, Travis-stveet. I hit her the head with a hammer She is separated from me. I tried to get her to return, but she refused.”
He was convicted, and hanged on August 11th by John Ellis.

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