Herbert Rowse Armstrong

Herbert Rowse Armstrong

A LONGER ROUTE INCORPORATING CUSOP CHURCH AND CUSOP DINGLE.

DISTANCE 3.2KM /2M. ALLOW 2 HOURS

Meet at Hay Cheese Market, Market St, HR3 5AF. End at Cusop Church, with an optional group walk back into Hay. 

Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong was the only solicitor in the UK ever to be hanged, on 31 May 1922. He was convicted of murdering his wife with arsenic. He worked in Hay and lived in Cusop. This two-mile walk takes in the relevant sites to explain the story of the events. The walk leader will suggest Major Armstrong should not have been convicted upon the basis of the evidence given at his trial.

To book this tour please email alan.j.nicholls@btinternet.com
Adults – £5.00
Children u16 free with an adult