Date Of Execution: 20 Dec 1876
Execution Place: Leicester
Green was a forty one year old painter who shot his wife, Emma, dead at their home at Leicester on 21st August. They had lived unhappily together due to Green being an alcoholic. On the day of the murder, he told a colleague as they clocked off' work that this would be his last day. Immediately after arriving home he walked into the house and shot his wife in the neck. She died in hospital later that night, leaving a family of nine children. The prosecution easily proved that it was premeditated murder and he was convicted; He was hanged by William Marwood on 20th December 1876 in Leicester.