British Executions

James Howarth Hargreaves

Age: 54

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 19 Dec 1916

Crime Location: 9 Orange Street, Ashton-under-Lyne

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: John Ellis

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

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

see National Archives - ASSI 52/231, ASSI 52/248, HO 144/1470/324090

see Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Wednesday 29 November 1916