Death Sentences – 1850s

This is a list of accused sentenced to death in Britain – this is not a definitive inventory. It is likely that details of the crime were reported in the news. If you can find the name you are searching please make contact by using the enquiry form. I will see if any archive material is available. If you cannot find the person you are searching don’t worry – please enquire anyway. I will do a search and get back to you.

Accused Birth Trial Date Trail Place
Samuel Adams 13 Jun 1859 Middlesex, England
Charles Annois 24 Oct 1859 Middlesex, England
Isaac Birch Arden 20 Jul 1859 Staffordshire, England
Thomas Brown Birkett 9 Mar 1859 Nottinghamshire, England
Richard Boulton 26 Mar 1859 Cheshire, England
William Buchanan 5 Dec 1859 Kent, England
John Buckle 24 Mar 1859 Suffolk, England
Henry Carey 23 Jul 1859 Lincolnshire, England
John Danks 26 Mar 1859 Cheshire, England
Thomas Drew 20 Jul 1859 Wiltshire, England
James Eady 13 Jul 1859 Northamptonshire, England
Edward Elliott 5 Dec 1859 Kent, England
Joseph Fletcher 12 Mar 1859 Lincolnshire, England
Matthew Francis 4 Aug 1859 Monmouthshire, England
James Frebery 15 Dec 1859 Gloucestershire, England
Robert Frost 31 Jan 1859 Middlesex, England
George Garrett 12 Mar 1859 Lincolnshire, England
James Gifford 26 Mar 1859 Somerset, England
Joseph Giss 20 Jul 1859 Wiltshire, England
Henry Hall 12 Mar 1859 Lincolnshire, England
George Haylor 5 Dec 1859 Kent, England
Henry Benjamin Haynes 14 Jul 1859 Hampshire, England
Elizabeth Holtham 9 Aug 1859 Gloucestershire, England
Mary Jones 26 Mar 1859 Surrey, England
William King 12 Mar 1859 Lincolnshire, England
John Kington 15 Dec 1859 Warwickshire, England
Robert Knight 2 Mar 1859 Northamptonshire, England
Thomas Massett 3 Dec 1859 Hampshire, England
John May 3 Dec 1859 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Charles Normington 3 Dec 1859 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Hussein Oubashi 14 Mar 1859 Devon, England
George Peatfield 9 Mar 1859 Nottinghamshire, England
William Pickett 23 Jul 1859 Lincolnshire, England
Fredk Prentice 14 Mar 1859 Kent, England
Anthony Pyne 18 Jul 1859 Essex, England
John Riley 11 Jul 1859 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Henry Ross 3 Dec 1859 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Ellen Rutter 9 Aug 1859 Gloucestershire, England
Thomas Silver 28 Nov 1859 Middlesex, England
Thomas Smethurst 15 Aug 1859 Surrey, England
Osman Suleyman 14 Mar 1859 Devon, England
James Turner 24 Oct 1859 Surrey, England
John Wilkinson 3 Dec 1859 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Thomas Williams 31 Jan 1859 Middlesex, England
Daniel Wilson 2 Mar 1859 Northamptonshire, England
William Worsey 20 Jul 1859 Staffordshire, England
Hanagador Alehus 25 Feb 1858 Glamorgan, Wales
Robert Baigent 25 Mar 1858 Surrey, England
John Barwick 11 Mar 1858 Devon, England
Thomas Bechell 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Charles Bennett 5 Apr 1858 Middlesex, England
John Bickle 24 Jul 1858 Devon, England
John Baker Bucknell 5 Aug 1858 Somerset, England
Joseph Burgess 17 Jul 1858 Wiltshire, England
William Burgess 16 Dec 1858 Somerset, England
Ebenezer Cherrington 26 Jul 1858 Suffolk, England
Richard Cooper 20 Jul 1858 Essex, England
William Davies 18 Mar 1858 Shropshire, England
John Dexter 13 Mar 1858 Rutland, England
James Dormer 10 Jul 1858 Buckinghamshire, England
James Duthoit 10 Jul 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
John Foster 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
John French 10 Jul 1858 Buckinghamshire, England
Emma Groom 18 Mar 1858 Suffolk, England
John Hainsworth 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
James Hall 8 Dec 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
George Hanmer 26 Jul 1858 Kent, England
Joseph Hebden 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Josh Hutchings 8 Mar 1858 Bedfordshire, England
Ann Ind 31 Mar 1858 Gloucestershire, England
Thomas Johnson 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
James Jones 16 Mar 1858 Carmarthenshire, Wales
John Jones 14 Dec 1858 Worcestershire, England
John Judges 22 Mar 1858 Sussex, England
Giovanni Lani 5 Apr 1858 Middlesex, England
James Mahon 10 Jul 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
George Moxham 31 Mar 1858 Wiltshire, England
Samuel Moxham 31 Mar 1858 Wiltshire, England
Mary Newell 20 Dec 1858 Berkshire, England
John Osborn 13 Mar 1858 Cambridgeshire, England
William Osborne 22 Mar 1858 Sussex, England
Charles Pearson 3 Mar 1858 Worcestershire, England
Saml Quick 3 Mar 1858 Buckinghamshire, England
Henry Reid 4 Dec 1858 Lancashire, England
Christian Sattler 4 Jan 1858 Surrey, England
James Seal 21 Jul 1858 Dorset, England
Joseph Shepherd 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William Richard Timms 13 Dec 1858 Warwickshire, England
George Tipple 26 Jul 1858 Kent, England
Samuel Turner 17 Jul 1858 Nottinghamshire, England
John Taylor Whitworth 8 Dec 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Edward Wild 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Auguste Wilhelm 4 Dec 1858 Lancashire, England
Josiah Williamson 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Joseph Wrightson 6 Mar 1858 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Maneli Zelephanta 25 Feb 1858 Glamorgan, Wales
Charles George Allen 8 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
James Allen 12 Dec 1857 Derbyshire, England
Thomas Fuller Bacon 22 Jul 1857 Lincolnshire, England
George Bave 11 May 1857 Kent, England
John Baxter 31 Mar 1857 Norfolk, England
John Beale 18 Dec 1857 Somerset, England
John Blagg 1 Aug 1857 Cheshire, England
Joseph Brookes 10 Dec 1857 Staffordshire, England
Isaac Burgess 4 Dec 1857 Gloucestershire, England
James Conolly 28 Mar 1857 Cheshire, England
Michl Crawley 6 Jul 1857 Essex, England
Thomas Robt Davis 26 Oct 1857 Middlesex, England
Daniel Dickenson 9 Mar 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
George Kebble Edwards 23 Jul 1857 Kent, England
Robert Enstone 6 Jul 1857 Middlesex, England
Thomas Farraday 28 Nov 1857 Lancashire, England
Charles Finch 13 Jul 1857 Essex, England
Stephen Fox 23 Jul 1857 Kent, England
James Gledall 9 Mar 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Christopher Good 9 Mar 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Edward Hardman 5 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
Fanny Harris 7 Dec 1857 Hampshire, England
John Harris 25 Jul 1857 Northumberland, England
John Harris 4 Jul 1857 Glamorgan, Wales
Charles Hobbs 14 Jul 1857 Hampshire, England
Joseph Homer 16 Mar 1857 Sussex, England
George Jackson 18 Jul 1857 Staffordshire, England
Sarah Jemmison 8 Jul 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
James Johnson 2 Mar 1857 Hampshire, England
Emily Elizabeth Jones 7 Dec 1857 Hampshire, England
Willm Jones 6 Jul 1857 Surrey, England
David Labisea 10 Dec 1857 Staffordshire, England
John Lewis 4 Jul 1857 Glamorgan, Wales
John MacKenzie 8 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
Henry Marsden 9 Mar 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Elizabeth McManning 21 Mar 1857 Warwickshire, England
Aaron Mellor 28 Nov 1857 Lancashire, England
William Miles 8 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
Thomas Nation 28 Mar 1857 Somerset, England
Ann Plant 10 Dec 1857 Staffordshire, England
Thomas Ridgley 9 Mar 1857 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Henry Rogers 8 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
Charles Edward Seymour 8 Aug 1857 Lancashire, England
James Tomlinson 1 Aug 1857 Cheshire, England
John Tyler 4 Dec 1857 Gloucestershire, England
William Wallace 2 Mar 1857 Hampshire, England
George Allington 29 Mar 1856 Gloucestershire, England
John Baker 26 Jul 1856 Suffolk, England
Robert Baker 15 Sep 1856 Kent, England
Giovanni Barbalano 29 Nov 1856 Hampshire, England
Robt Jno Barker 19 Mar 1856 Cambridgeshire, England
Benjn Blann 13 Mar 1856 Bedfordshire, England
William Bonsfield 3 Mar 1856 Middlesex, England
John Bowman 19 Mar 1856 Cambridgeshire, England
Andrew Bracken 9 Aug 1856 Lancashire, England
James Brooks 29 Nov 1856 Hampshire, England
Elizabeth Martha Brown 18 Jul 1856 Dorset, England
William Brown 11 Jul 1856 Leicestershire, England
Charles Butler 24 Nov 1856 Surrey, England
James Carr 22 Mar 1856 Lancashire, England
Benjamin Caunt 9 Jul 1856 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Thomas Wm John Corrigan 4 Feb 1856 Middlesex, England
George Cribb 29 Nov 1856 Hampshire, England
William Dove 9 Jul 1856 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Henry Duffety 27 Mar 1856 Somerset, England
Edward Field 8 Mar 1856 Wiltshire, England
William Fleckart 7 Jul 1856 Middlesex, England
John Fowkes 3 Mar 1856 Leicestershire, England
Richard Francis 2 Aug 1856 Cheshire, England
Geo French 24 Mar 1856 Suffolk, England
William Fuller 8 Jul 1856 Berkshire, England
John Gough 22 Jul 1856 Devon, England
William Gregory 29 Mar 1856 Cheshire, England
Charles Hall 29 Mar 1856 Cheshire, England
John Hannah 6 Dec 1856 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Hans Hansen 22 Mar 1856 Cornwall, England
Thomas Hanson 12 Jul 1856 Hampshire, England
Elizabeth Ann Harris 7 Apr 1856 Middlesex, England
John Harris Jul 1856 Oxfordshire, England
Charles Hawkins 27 Mar 1856 Somerset, England
Bernardo Henriquez 16 Jun 1856 Middlesex, England
Michael Henry 22 Jul 1856 Devon, England
James Holt 29 Mar 1856 Cheshire, England
Sarah Hunniball 29 Mar 1856 Norfolk, England
Thomas Jackson 6 Dec 1856 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William Jackson 3 Dec 1856 Cheshire, England
Thomas Jones 3 Mar 1856 Hampshire, England
John Just 23 Feb 1856 Cumberland, England
Thomas Just 23 Feb 1856 Cumberland, England
Bridget Kelly 6 Dec 1856 Lancashire, England
Guiseppe Lagava 29 Nov 1856 Hampshire, England
Thomas Mansell 15 Dec 1856 Kent, England
Robert Marley 24 Nov 1856 Middlesex, England
James Martin 4 Mar 1856 Durham, England
Joseph McDonald 12 Jul 1856 Hampshire, England
James Millington 8 Mar 1856 Worcestershire, England
George Arrowsmith 26 Jul 1855 Shropshire, England
George Ayres 20 Aug 1855 Middlesex, England
Jas Burlough Ayscough 8 Mar 1855 Lincolnshire, England
Abraham Baker 17 Dec 1855 Hampshire, England
Emanuel Barthelemy 1 Jan 1855 Middlesex, England
Benjamin Bennett 1 Dec 1855 Staffordshire, England
Henry Bennett 1 Dec 1855 Staffordshire, England
Amos Bradshaw 8 Mar 1855 Lincolnshire, England
Mary Ann Bryant 31 Mar 1855 Gloucestershire, England
Luigi Buranelli 9 Apr 1855 Middlesex, England
Joseph Cleary 26 Feb 1855 Surrey, England
William Cooke 28 Jul 1855 Herefordshire, England
Fleming Coward 2 Aug 1855 Cumberland, England
Margaret Davies 20 Jul 1855 Denbighshire, Wales
James Docherty 3 Dec 1855 Northumberland, England
William Escott 22 Mar 1855 Cornwall, England
Thomas Gregory 1 Dec 1855 Staffordshire, England
James Harris 28 Feb 1855 Hampshire, England
Thomas Hawkins 13 Dec 1855 Warwickshire, England
Thomas Henderson 9 Apr 1855 Middlesex, England
Jonathan Heywood 1 Dec 1855 Lancashire, England
John Higgins 28 Jul 1855 Herefordshire, England
Robert Johnson 8 Mar 1855 Lincolnshire, England
Daniel Lordan 26 Nov 1855 Middlesex, England
Michael Manners 31 Mar 1855 Cheshire, England
Phoebe Mason 16 Jul 1855 Worcestershire, England
Joseph Meadows 16 Jul 1855 Worcestershire, England
Edward Miles 4 Aug 1855 Cheshire, England
Thomas Munroe 21 Feb 1855 Cumberland, England
William Muscott 27 Feb 1855 Northamptonshire, England
John Newton 28 Jul 1855 Suffolk, England
James Pager 1 Dec 1855 Lancashire, England
Ralph Parr 1 Dec 1855 Lancashire, England
Joseph Richards 28 Jul 1855 Breconshire, Wales
Isaac Salisbury 10 Dec 1855 Gloucestershire, England
Ann Smith 7 May 1855 London, England
Henry Smith 10 Jul 1855 Hampshire, England
Robt Steward 24 Mar 1855 Norfolk, England
James Walton 16 Jul 1855 Worcestershire, England
William Welch 28 Feb 1855 Hampshire, England
James Western The Younger 30 Jul 1855 Somerset, England
Christopher Wilson 13 Mar 1855 Nottinghamshire, England
William Wright 28 Jul 1855 Warwickshire, England
William Wright 7 Mar 1855 Wiltshire, England
John Ardrey 16 Mar 1854 Kent, England
James Bailey 25 Mar 1854 Somerset, England
William Cable 1 Apr 1854 Gloucestershire, England
Thomas Cartwright 2 Aug 1854 Staffordshire, England
George Cooper 25 Feb 1854 Berkshire, England
John Donlin 27 Feb 1854 Middlesex, England
Henry Evans 29 Mar 1854 Monmouthshire, England
Thomas Fowler 13 Mar 1854 Huntingdonshire, England
Janet Gillie 27 Jul 1854 Northumberland, England
Lewellyn Garret Talmagee Harvey 19 Jul 1854 Devon, England
Moses Hatto 4 Mar 1854 Buckinghamshire, England
James Holman 21 Mar 1854 Cornwall, England
Samuel Keates 25 Mar 1854 Somerset, England
John LLoyd 21 Mar 1854 Shropshire, England
Charles Mallett 18 Dec 1854 London, England
Humphrey Manning 31 Jul 1854 Somerset, England
James Matthews 20 Mar 1854 Norfolk, England
Emma Moyes 28 Jul 1854 Suffolk, England
Michael Murphy 4 Mar 1854 Lincolnshire, England
Edward Roots 24 Jul 1854 Kent, England
James Rowland 17 Jul 1854 Essex, England
William Thompson 20 Mar 1854 Norfolk, England
Charles Tookey 12 Jun 1854 Surrey, England
Charles White 12 Jun 1854 Surrey, England
Henry Adams 11 Jul 1853 Buckinghamshire, England
Mary Ann Beaton 28 Jul 1853 Northumberland, England
Thomas Branan 9 Jul 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Jane Chenoweth 25 Jul 1853 Cornwall, England
Charles Connor 10 Dec 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Henry Dobson 8 Mar 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Robert Drew 8 Mar 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Owen Fee 10 Dec 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William Flack 25 Jul 1853 Suffolk, England
John Gardner 15 Aug 1853 Middlesex, England
Philip Gunney 28 Nov 1853 Surrey, England
James Hanson 9 Jul 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Nathaniel Hobbs 24 Oct 1853 London, England
Charles Howell 14 Mar 1853 Norfolk, England
John Hubbard 23 Jul 1853 Leicestershire, England
Henry Hughes 19 Mar 1853 Warwickshire, England
John Hunter 25 Jul 1853 Suffolk, England
Richard Joyce 9 Jul 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William King 9 Jul 1853 Hampshire, England
William Kinge 26 Feb 1853 Hampshire, England
John Leonard 3 Mar 1853 Bedfordshire, England
William Luckhurst 21 Jul 1853 Kent, England
Thomas Milligan 22 Mar 1853 Lancashire, England
Charles Moore 12 Mar 1853 Staffordshire, England
Joseph Morrell 3 Mar 1853 Bedfordshire, England
Richard Pedder 6 Aug 1853 Lancashire, England
George Perkins 26 Feb 1853 Hampshire, England
James Rance 9 Jul 1853 Hampshire, England
John Roberts 25 Jul 1853 Caernarvonshire, Wales
Thomas Rolls 9 May 1853 Essex, England
Charles Saunders 28 Feb 1853 Essex, England
John Saunders 3 Mar 1853 Bedfordshire, England
Caroline Sherwood 16 Jul 1853 Sussex, England
Patrick Shovlen 10 Dec 1853 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William Smith 26 Feb 1853 Hampshire, England
George Sparkes 12 Mar 1853 Devon, England
Ann Stott 24 Oct 1853 Lancashire, England
William Terrell 22 Mar 1853 Lancashire, England
James Upson 15 Aug 1853 Middlesex, England
Robert Veitch 28 Jul 1853 Northumberland, England
Charles Williams 22 Mar 1853 Lancashire, England
Owen Wilson 22 Feb 1853 Northamptonshire, England
John Arnold 6 Dec 1852 Lancashire, England
George Bain 10 May 1852 Surrey, England
James Barbour 11 Dec 1852 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
John Cosgrove 6 Dec 1852 Lancashire, England
Frederick Cox 4 Aug 1852 Somerset, England
William Eames 15 Jul 1852 Hampshire, England
John Eyres 28 Feb 1852 Hampshire, England
Sarah French 16 Mar 1852 Sussex, England
Gulielmo Giovanni Bazetti Haldbergo 28 Feb 1852 Oxfordshire, England
Henry Horber 13 Dec 1852 London, England
William Hughes 20 Mar 1852 Lancashire, England
Evan Huyton 6 Dec 1852 Lancashire, England
John Keene 22 Mar 1852 Surrey, England
John Kernish 28 Feb 1852 Hampshire, England
John Moran 6 Dec 1852 Lancashire, England
Abel Ovans 24 Mar 1852 Monmouthshire, England
Elizabeth Pinckard 24 Feb 1852 Northamptonshire, England
Mary Price 6 Dec 1852 Lancashire, England
William Thompson 13 Mar 1852 Dorset, England
Job Tranter 9 Mar 1852 Staffordshire, England
Anthony Turner 10 Mar 1852 Derbyshire, England
Alfred Waddington 11 Dec 1852 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Thomas White 27 Mar 1852 Gloucestershire, England
Edward Abington 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
James Barnecoat 2 Aug 1851 Cornwall, England
Joseph Bateman 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
George Bennett 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Benjamin Berrington 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
John Bishop 26 Mar 1851 Surrey, England
George Bond 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
James Brown 9 Aug 1851 Gloucestershire, England
Mary Emily Cage 30 Jul 1851 Suffolk, England
George Carnt 1 Apr 1851 Suffolk, England
Robert Caswell 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Sarah Chesham 3 Mar 1851 Essex, England
Maria Clarke 1 Apr 1851 Suffolk, England
Job Davis 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
David Davenport Dickens 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
James Douglas 24 Nov 1851 Middlesex, England
Thomas Drory 3 Mar 1851 Essex, England
Willm Dubois 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Thomas Dunning 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Francis Edwards 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Charles Embury 8 Mar 1851 Wiltshire, England
Edward Evans 27 Oct 1851 London, England
John Evans 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Samuel Fisher 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Joseph Garbutt 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
George Green 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Henry Groom 24 Jul 1851 Norfolk, England
Samuel Hann 7 Aug 1851 Somerset, England
William Harris 24 Nov 1851 Middlesex, England
Levi Harwood 26 Mar 1851 Surrey, England
John Haynes 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Christopher Healey 19 Jul 1851 Worcestershire, England
William Higginson 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Richard Horton 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Edward James 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
James Jones 26 Mar 1851 Surrey, England
William Jones 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Willm Jones 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Adonijah Edward Jordan 9 Aug 1851 Gloucestershire, England
Patrick Lyons 22 Mar 1851 Lancashire, England
Thomas Macdonnell 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Richard Mackay 27 Oct 1851 London, England
John Mackeon 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
John Macnolty 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
William Maddock 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
John McKay 27 Oct 1851 London, England
Richard Moreton 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
John Nelhams 27 Oct 1851 London, England
John O’Brien 11 Mar 1851 Staffordshire, England
Frederick Perkins 25 Mar 1851 Norfolk, England
George Arnold 11 Mar 1850 Buckinghamshire, England
Charles Claydon 26 Mar 1850 Suffolk, England
Thomas Denny 27 Mar 1850 Surrey, England
Danl Blackstaff Donovan 8 Jul 1850 Middlesex, England
Thomas Felstead 25 Mar 1850 Leicestershire, England
Edward Joseph Henry Harrison 16 Jul 1850 Lancashire, England
Elias Lucas 20 Mar 1850 Cambridgeshire, England
William Maher 16 Jul 1850 Lancashire, England
James McTeague 24 Jul 1850 Durham, England
Maurice Murphy 3 Aug 1850 Monmouthshire, England
Mary Reeder 20 Mar 1850 Cambridgeshire, England
William Ross 10 Jul 1850 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Patrick Sullivan 3 Aug 1850 Monmouthshire, England

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