Timeline

Crime Files

Timeline

Born 9 October 1927 - Rhyl, WalesEarly 1941 - Moved to London 15 September 1945 – First child born: son Clare Andrea (Andy) 8 November 1950 – Married George Ellis 1951 – Second child born: daughter Georgina 1953 – Met David BlakelyThe Victim 10 April 1955 - David Blakely, 25Arrested 10 April 1955 – Arrested: approximately 9 pm 10 April 1955 - 11 pm: made a statement admitting to shooting Blakely 11 April 1955 –12.30 pm: charged with murderTrial 12 April 1955 - Appeared briefly at the Hampstead magistrate’s court 20 June 1955 - The Old Bailey trialConvicted 20 June 1955Sentenced 20 June 1955Died 13 July 1955 – Hanged at Holloway Prison, London