Albert Pierrepoint

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Albert Pierrepoint

ALBERT PIERREPOINT d1992. The most famous member of the family that provided three of the United Kingdom's official hangmen in the first half of the 20th century. It is believed that Pierrepoint executed at least 433 men / 17 women and over 200 Nazi War Criminals following WW2. His most notable cases are thought to include ; William Joyce (1946) / Acid bath murderer John Haigh (1949) / Timothy Evans (1950) / Serial killer John Reginald Christie (1953) / Derek Bentley (1953) who was pardoned in 1998 and Ruth Ellis (1955). He became disillusioned with his job following the case of his friend John Corbitt and resigned in 1956 following a row about his 15 pound per execution fees. He died himself in a Southport nursing home in July 1992.

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Albert Pierrepoint

Reference number:

8801
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Description:

A rare original vintage circa 1940s page (likely cut from a book), clearly signed in ink by Albert Pierrepoint.

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Certification:

From a 1930-40s Blackpool United Kingdom area autograph book containing many notable Music Hall / Actors and Big Band performers of the period all obtained in person in the areas theatres by Mr SS. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

10x5cm Sized Page

10x6in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Image.

Albert Pierrepoint

Reference number:

6074
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Description:

An intriging and highly collectable original (circa 1940s) printed business card, showing his name / telephone number and Hollinwood Manchester address for his public house "The Poor Struggler".  It is clearly signed on the reverse in blue ballpoint ; "With best wishes A Pierrepoint".

 

Certification:

The original business card shows the telephone number and the address of the public house that Pierrepoint owned ; "The Poor Struggler" on 303 Manchester Road Hollinwood. He left the pub in 1954 and it was later demolished to make-way for the M60 motorway 18 years later. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

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