British Executions

James Howarth Hargreaves

Age: 54

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 19 Dec 1916

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


James Howarth Hargreaves murdered his girlfriend Caroline McGhee 36 who he battered to death at 9 Orange Street, Ashton-under-Lyne on 9 August 1916.

see National Archives - ASSI 52/231

see Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Wednesday 29 November 1916