Episode 47

The Avenging Sailor (Part 2)

22 year old able Seaman Fred Smith admitted murdering his father. He was the only one in the room standing over the body with a razor in his hand. The jury had to listen to the full story before coming to a decision.

The names in this episode have been changed by request of the living relatives.

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SOURCES

Western Daily Press - Monday 04 April 1938

Western Daily Press - Thursday 07 July 1938

Western Daily Press - Wednesday 13 April 1938

Liverpool Daily Post - Monday 20 February 1939

Ancestry.

1911 Census

1939 Census

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Hello there! My name is Alice and this is The Backtracker History Show Podcast where I ask you to join me on a meander down through the archives to find out more about the people, places and events from the past.

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