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Frederick James Hall
Occupation Cratemaker
Born ca. 1857
Died

May 31, 1898(1898-05-31) (aged 40)
Nettlebank, United Kingdom

Cause of death Suicide
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Hall
Attack information
Date May 31, 1898
Location(s) Nettlebank, United Kingdom
Target(s) Family
Killed 5
Injured 1
Weapon(s) Axe
Knife

Frederick James Hall was a British cratemaker who killed five members of his family and wounded a sixth in Nettlebank, near Smallthorne, United Kingdom, before committing suicide.

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

VictimsEdit

  • Elizabeth Hall, 42, his wife
  • Charles Henry Hall, 16, his son
  • Frederick Hall, 10, his son
  • Lizzie Hall, 4, his daughter
  • Thomas Hall, 2, his son

Wounded was his daughter Ethel Hall, 12.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Terrible tragedy in the Potteries, The Times (June 1, 1898)
  2. Engeland, Peel en Maas (June 4, 1898)
  3. Killed Wife And Five Children, The Baltimore Sun (June 1, 1898)
  4. General News, Reynolds's Newspaper (June 12, 1898)
  5. Family wiped out, Bruce Herald (August 9, 1898)
  6. Family wiped out, New Zealand Herald (July 9, 1898)
  7. Evans, Karen: A Grim Almanac of Staffordshire; The History Press, 2014. ISBN 9780750955430
  8. [], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
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