The Christmas Day Murder 1909: Remembering Gwen Ellen Jones

On Christmas Day 1909 local woman Gwen Ellen Jones was brutally murdered in Holyhead.  Understandably, most of the press coverage concentrated on her murderer, but sources now available today can tell us more about Gwen.  As part of this, a HistoryPoints QR code has been placed near the area where Gwen lived in Bethesda to commemorate her life.  This timely account from Associate Member, Dr Hazel Pierce, remembers an event that happened 110 years ago. It takes a new look at this shocking murder by focussing on Gwen, her life and the events that led to her death on Christmas Day 1909.

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