soldier, Atherley had lived with Matilda Lambert and her
3 children in Nottingham for 7 years.
1909, After an argument Matilda told Atherley to
leave, Atherley hit Matilda over the head with a
hammer, he then took out a razor and cut her throat.
He then set
about on her three children, after he had cut their
throats, he turned the razor on himself but survived
after being treated in hospital.
December 1909, Atherley was hanged in Nottingham by
Henry Pierrepoint and Thomas Pierrepoint.
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