British Executions

Charles Houghton

Age: 45

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 3 Dec 1926

Crime Location: Burghill Court, Hereford

Execution Place: Gloucester

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Charles Houghton murdered Eleanor Drinkwater Woodhouse 65 and Martha Gordon Woodhouse 57 by shooting them at Burghill Court, near Hereford on 7 September 1926.

see National Archives - ASSI 6/61/9