Unsolved Murders

Margaret Roy

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 17 Jul 1901

Place: 44 King Street, Dundee

Source: catalogue.nrscotland.gov.uk

Margaret Roy died after being assaulted at her house

Her husband was charged with her murder but acquitted. He said that another man had assaulted her.

It was said that he had beaten her on the face with his fist and thrown her down the stairs leading from the house.

She was also known as Margaret Gouldie.


see National Records of Scotland - JC26/1901/7

see Dundee Evening Post - Saturday 27 July 1901

see Dundee Evening Post - Tuesday 06 August 1901