British Executions

Herbert Rowse Armstrong

Age: 53

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 31 May 1922

Crime Location: Hay-on-Wye

Execution Place: Gloucester

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis


Herbert Rowse Armstrong murdered his wife Katharine Mary Armstrong 48 who he poisoned with arsenic at Hay-on-Wye on 22 February 1921.

see National Archives - HO 144/1754/425994, ASSI 6/56