Unsolved Murders

Joan Mary Woodhouse

Age: 27

Sex: female

Date: 10 Aug 1948

Place: Arundel Castle, Sussex

Source: find.galegroup.com

Joan Woodhouse was found dead in the grounds of Arundel Castle, Sussex.

A man was charged but the magestrates decided that there wasnt enough evidence to put him on trial and he was aquitted.

In 1956 a man was interviewed in Rhodesia but nothing came of it.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see "Arundel Murder Charge." Times [London, England] 23 Sept. 1950: 3. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 3 Mar. 2013.

see "News in Brief." Times [London, England] 14 Mar. 1956: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 3 Mar. 2013.

see "News in Brief." Times [London, England] 9 Apr. 1956: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 3 Mar. 2013.

see Glasgow Herald

see True Crime Library

see Sussex History Forum

see National Archives - MEPO 3/3022, HO 45/25665