Unsolved Murders

Archibald Wakeley

Age: 30

Sex: male

Date: 24 May 1906

Place: Monmouth Road, Bayswater, London

Source: www.murderresearch.com

Archibald Wakeley was killed in his flat by burglars who were trying to break into the bank next door.

He had been beaten over the head.

Archibald Wakeley was an artist but had not yet achieved eminence.

He lived on the third floor together with an Oriental painter. It was suggested that the burglars were attempting to make their way through into the Provincial Bank building next door.

The ground floor was occupied by a firm of solicitors.


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


see London Daily News - Wednesday 06 June 1906

see Leeds Mercury - Tuesday 05 June 1906

see Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Thursday 24 May 1906

see Nottingham Evening Post - Tuesday 05 June 1906

see Mid Sussex Times - Tuesday 05 June 1906 (includes drawing of Archibald Wakeley)