British Executions

Walter Martyn

Age: 22

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 12 Dec 1911

Crime Location: Crimble Woods, Heywood

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis

Source: http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/

Walter Martyn murdered his girlfriend Edith Griffiths 25 who he strangled during an argument at Crimble Woods, Heywood on 28 September 1911.

see Dundee Courier - Wednesday 22 November 1911

see National Archives - ASSI 52/179