Paddy Higgins

Three pieces on the unfortunate lives and tragic end of William and John Higgins at the hands of their father, Patrick, known as Paddy in 1911. The first is an account of the affair compiled by the West Lothian Local History Library and the second is an report of the execution of Paddy Higgins from the Scotsman of Friday October 13th 1913. The last piece describes the final rest of the remains of the boys in 2009.

The Execution – THE SCOTSMAN, Friday October 3, 1913

Postscript – THE SCOTSMAN May 9, 2009