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Edith Thompson
Birth: 1893
Death: Jan. 9, 1923

The names of four women who were executed at London's Holloway Prison are recorded on this memorial. The bodies were removed from the prison in 1971 due to complete rebuilding. Edith Thompson was executed because her lover, Frederick Bywaters, murdered her husband. Both were found guilty; the courts somehow "proving" her guilt through her surviving love letters to Freddy. However, there was no such evidence in the letters, although the jury could not known that because only half the correspondence was submitted in court. Innocent of murder, she was hanged for adultery. Both were hanged at the same time on January 9, 1923; she at Holloway and he at Pentonville. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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  Percy Thompson (____ - 1922)*
 
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Burial:
Brookwood Cemetery
Brookwood
Woking Borough
Surrey, England
Plot: Plot 117
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8231653
Edith Thompson
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Edith Thompson
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Edith Thompson
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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after watching the true movies film about edith, i was very moved by her courage.i intend to lay a small bouquet on her grave.
- gayle megill
 Added: Jun. 28, 2016
I am so sorry, Edith. Rest in peace
- Sikora
 Added: May. 11, 2016

- chris graziano
 Added: Jan. 9, 2016
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