Unsolved Murders

Gladys Archer

Age: 21

Sex: female

Date: 16 Jan 1913

Place: Queen Alexandra Mansions, Grape Street, New Oxford Street

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Gladys Archer died from blood poisoning following an illegal operation.

She was described as an actress and a dancer.

It was heard that she had first been taken seriously ill on 9 November 1912 after receiving treatment at her flat after which she was removed to a nursing home in Coliseum Terrace, Regent's Park where she died on 16 January 1913.

Her death was said to have been due to heart failure following acute blood poisoning and that an instrument had been used on her for a specific purpose.


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


see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 28 January 1913