Death Sentences – 1870s

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
Henry Bedingfield 10 Nov 1879 Suffolk, England
John Biggs 12 Jul 1879 Leicestershire, England
Catherine Churchill 29 Apr 1879 Somerset, England
William Cooper 24 Apr 1879 Lancashire, England
John Darcy 1 May 1879 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Thomas Dean 8 Nov 1879 Wiltshire, England
James Dilley 5 Aug 1879 Middlesex, England
Stephen Gambrill 11 Jan 1879 Kent, England
Jonathan Geydon 20 Oct 1879 Essex, England
Benjamin Hall 7 Nov 1879 Lancashire, England
Thomas Johnson 2 May 1879 Lancashire, England
Emily Jones 2 May 1879 Lancashire, England
Robert Fosborough Lines 14 Jul 1879 Staffordshire, England
Thomas Spooner Litherland 29 Jul 1879 Derbyshire, England
Gerald Mainwaring 29 Jul 1879 Derbyshire, England
William McGuinness 17 Jan 1879 Lancashire, England
Thos Bartlett Mumford 11 Jan 1879 Kent, England
Charles Peace 28 Jan 1879 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
Thomas Perryman 31 Mar 1879 Middlesex, England
Mary Rainbow 5 Aug 1879 Middlesex, England
John Ralph 2 Aug 1879 Warwickshire, England
Thomas Richardson 11 Jan 1879 Northumberland, England
Mary Ann Sanderson 23 Jul 1879 Nottinghamshire, England
Edward Saunders 23 Apr 1879 Gloucestershire, England
William Sharratt 25 Apr 1879 Cheshire, England
Charles Shurety 15 Dec 1879 Middlesex, England
James Simons 3 Mar 1879 Middlesex, England
Selina Stanhope 6 Nov 1879 Lincolnshire, England
William Tilly 29 Apr 1879 Gloucester, England
Annie Took 17 Jul 1879 Devon, England
Emma Waller 28 Apr 1879 Lincolnshire, England
Catherine Webster 30 Jun 1879 Surrey, England
John Whelan 31 Oct 1879 Lancashire, England
Enoch Whiston 18 Jan 1879 Worcestershire, England
John Anderson 26 Oct 1878 Northumberland, England
William Batty 14 Jan 1878 London, England
John Brooks 22 Jan 1878 Nottinghamshire, England
Patrick John Byrne 24 Oct 1878 Northamptonshire, England
James Caffyn 19 Jan 1878 Hampshire, England
James Donoghue 11 Jan 1878 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
Joseph Garcea 29 Oct 1878 Monmouthshire, England
Henry Gilbert 4 Nov 1878 Huntingdonshire, England
Ellen Heesom 31 Jan 1878 Cheshire, England
Ellen Lanigan 24 Jul 1878 Lancashire, England
James McGowan 24 Oct 1878 Lancashire, England
George Piggott 11 Jan 1878 Lancashire, England
Rudolph Reuter 14 Jan 1878 London, England
Charles Joseph Revill 5 Jul 1878 Essex, England
Charles Devereux Robinson 14 Jan 1878 London, England
Harry Rowles 9 Mar 1878 Oxfordshire, England
Thomas Smithers 16 Sep 1878 Surrey, England
Thomas Thorton 24 Jul 1878 Nottinghamshire, England
James Trickett 22 Jan 1878 Lancashire, England
Obed Usher 22 Jul 1878 Surrey, England
Robert Vest 9 Jul 1878 Durham, England
Selina Wadge 26 Jul 1878 Cornwall, England
Vincent Knowles Walker 25 Mar 1878 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Frederick Edwin Baker 20 Mar 1877 Warwickshire, England
James Bannister 10 Mar 1877 Cheshire, England
Mary Bennett 7 Jul 1877 Lancashire, England
Mary Jane Brown 30 Jul 1877 Suffolk, England
Ann Cartledge 3 Nov 1877 Lancashire, England
William Clark 3 Mar 1877 Lincolnshire, England
John Golding 23 Jul 1877 Lancashire, England
Thomas Gray 29 Oct 1877 Nottinghamshire, England
William Hussell 29 Oct 1877 Devon, England
John Henry Johnson 6 Mar 1877 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
Cadwalader Jones 29 Oct 1877 Merionethshire, Wales
Harry Leigh 21 Jul 1877 Cheshire, England
John Lynch 17 Sep 1877 Middlesex, England
Michael MacConnon 8 Jan 1877 Middlesex, England
Patrick MacGovern 23 Jul 1877 Lancashire, England
John MacKenna 27 Feb 1877 Lancashire, England
Jules Mannett 19 Nov 1877 Surrey, England
Henry March 29 Oct 1877 Norfolk, England
Thomas Pratt 22 Oct 1877 Middlesex, England
Alice Rhodes 17 Sep 1877 Kent, England
Henry Rogers 10 Jul 1877 Staffordshire, England
James Satchwell 1 Nov 1877 Leicestershire, England
Caleb Smith 21 Jul 1877 Surrey, England
Frances Isabella Standard 28 Jun 1877 Hampshire, England
John Henry Starkey 12 Jul 1877 Leicestershire, England
Elizabeth Ann Staunton 17 Sep 1877 Kent, England
Louis Adolphus Edmund Staunton 17 Sep 1877 Kent, England
Patrick Llewellyn Staunton 17 Sep 1877 Kent, England
John Swift 1 Nov 1877 Leicestershire, England
Francis George Tidbury 16 Feb 1877 Berkshire, England
Henry Tidbury 16 Feb 1877 Berkshire, England
Sophie Martha Todd 23 Jul 1877 Lancashire, England
Frederick Treadaway 5 Feb 1877 Middlesex, England
John Upton 1 Nov 1877 Leicestershire, England
James Young 12 Mar 1877 Lancashire, England
Cornelius Asher 8 Jul 1876 Leicestershire, England
Silas Barlow 20 Nov 1876 Surrey, England
Robert Browning 22 Nov 1876 Cambridgeshire, England
Giovanni Cacaris 1 May 1876 London, England
Pascalis Caladis 1 May 1876 London, England
John Calligan 6 Dec 1876 Lancashire, England
Mattes Cargalis 1 May 1876 London, England
William Challons 15 Jul 1876 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
Emily Church 20 Nov 1876 Essex, England
James Dalgleish 23 Nov 1876 Cumberland, England
Edward Deacon 1 Apr 1876 Gloucester, England
William Drant 23 Nov 1876 Lincolnshire, England
John Eblethrift 8 Aug 1876 Middlesex, England
William Fish 22 Jul 1876 Lancashire, England
William Flannagan 23 Nov 1876 Lancashire, England
Thomas Fordred 11 Mar 1876 Kent, England
John Thomas Green 29 Nov 1876 Leicestershire, England
William Habron 23 Nov 1876 Lancashire, England
George Hill 22 Mar 1876 Hertfordshire, England
George Hunter 6 Mar 1876 Northumberland, England
George Kaida 1 May 1876 London, England
Edward Legg 31 Jul 1876 Gloucester, England
Lucy Low 1 Jul 1876 Bedfordshire, England
Mary Peterson Mahoney 11 Dec 1876 Glamorgan, Wales
Isaac Marks 11 Dec 1876 Surrey, England
Harry Mascall 9 Mar 1876 Kent, England
Charles O’Donnell 20 Nov 1876 Middlesex, England
James Parris 10 Jul 1876 Kent, England
Elizabeth Swatman 1 Apr 1876 Suffolk, England
Richard Thompson 22 Jul 1876 Lancashire, England
John Webber 1 Apr 1876 Glamorgan, Wales
Henry Webster 7 Apr 1876 Norfolk, England
John Williams 29 Jun 1876 Durham, England
John William Anderson 29 Nov 1875 Northumberland, England
William Baker 7 Aug 1875 Lancashire, England
Peter Blanchard 22 Jul 1875 Lincolnshire, England
Rose Brown 13 Jul 1875 Derbyshire, England
Richard Charlton 29 Nov 1875 Northumberland, England
Richard Coates 2 Mar 1875 Essex, England
Edward Cooper 7 Aug 1875 Lancashire, England
Jeremiah Corkery 7 Jul 1875 Warwickshire, England
Mary Elizabeth Coward 3 May 1875 Middlesex, England
Elizabeth Daunton 3 Aug 1875 Somerset, England
Joseph Drinkwater 20 Sep 1875 Middlesex, England
Mark Fiddler 24 Jul 1875 Lancashire, England
George Fordham 13 Dec 1875 Leicestershire, England
Michael Gillighan 6 Jul 1875 Durham, England
William Hancock 6 Dec 1875 Staffordshire, England
Alfred Thomas Heap 24 Mar 1875 Lancashire, England
William Hole 2 Apr 1875 Gloucester, England
John Kavannah 8 Mar 1875 Lancashire, England
William Mac Cullogh 24 Jul 1875 Lancashire, England
William McHugh 6 Jul 1875 Durham, England
Frederick Momsen 12 Jul 1875 London, England
John Morgan 8 Mar 1875 Kent, England
Philip Morris 9 Aug 1875 Gloucester, England
Michael Murphy 12 Jul 1875 Essex, England
Elizabeth Pearson 6 Jul 1875 Durham, England
Edward Phillips 4 Dec 1875 Lancashire, England
George Richards 4 Aug 1875 Glamorgan, Wales
Robert Searle 17 Mar 1875 Yorkshire – North Riding, England
William Smedley 29 Nov 1875 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
John Stanton 8 Mar 1875 Staffordshire, England
Joseph Stonestreet 20 Sep 1875 Middlesex, England
Charles Street 20 Mar 1875 Cambridgeshire, England
Henry Wainwright 22 Nov 1875 Middlesex, England
Peter Campbell 8 Dec 1874 Lancashire, England
John Caton 7 Mar 1874 Lancashire, England
Thomas Chamberlain 7 Mar 1874 Northamptonshire, England
John Walter Coppen 21 Sep 1874 Surrey, England
James Cranwell 14 Dec 1874 Middlesex, England
Hugh Daley 8 Dec 1874 Durham, England
Henry Flanagan 8 Aug 1874 Lancashire, England
James Henry Gibbs 4 Aug 1874 Monmouthshire, England
James Godwin 4 May 1874 Middlesex, England
James Grant 4 Aug 1874 Somerset, England
William Jackson 28 Jul 1874 Yorkshire – East Riding, England
Sarah Ann Liddell 12 Dec 1874 Worcestershire, England
John McCrave 8 Dec 1874 Lancashire, England
Thomas McDonald 23 Jul 1874 Devon, England
Michael Mullen 8 Dec 1874 Lancashire, England
William Parker 12 Jan 1874 Middlesex, England
George Posslett 25 Nov 1874 Surrey, England
Frederick Smith 25 Feb 1874 Warwickshire, England
Thomas Smith 26 Oct 1874 Hampshire, England
Frances Stewart 8 Jun 1874 Middlesex, England
Robert Taylor 7 Dec 1874 Staffordshire, England
Mary Williams 8 Aug 1874 Lancashire, England
William Worthington 8 Dec 1874 Lancashire, England
Edward Abbott 8 Aug 1873 Somerset, England
Edwin Bailey 19 Dec 1873 Gloucestershire, England
Anne Barrey 19 Dec 1873 Gloucestershire, England
Charles Edward Butt 19 Dec 1873 Gloucestershire, England
James Connor 13 Aug 1873 Lancashire, England
Thomas Corrigan 10 Dec 1873 Lancashire, England
Mary Ann Cotton 1 Mar 1873 Durham, England
Mary Elizabeth Davidson 11 Mar 1873 Lancashire, England
Charles Dawson 3 Dec 1873 Durham, England
Andrew Joseph Duncan 6 Mar 1873 Glamorgan, Wales
Henry Evans 17 Jul 1873 Buckinghamshire, England
Edward Gough 3 Dec 1873 Durham, England
Hugh Hagan 19 Feb 1873 Cumberland, England
Benjamin Hudson 11 Jul 1873 Derbyshire, England
Harriet Morris 24 Mar 1873 Denbighshire, Wales
Thomas Ward Nichols 20 Dec 1873 Buckinghamshire, England
William Thompson 3 Dec 1873 Durham, England
Joseph Turnbull 8 Jul 1873 Durham, England
George Beesley 10 Dec 1872 Durham, England
Francis Bradford 20 Jul 1872 Kent, England
Marguerite Diblane 10 Jun 1872 Middlesex, England
Christiana Edmunds 8 Jan 1872 Sussex, England
Christopher Edwards 24 Jul 1872 Staffordshire, England
Augustus Elliott 18 Nov 1872 Middlesex, England
Charles Field 3 Aug 1872 Cheshire, England
James Flynn 27 Jul 1872 Lancashire, England
Francis Thomas Gem 24 Feb 1872 Warwickshire, England
Edward Handcock 6 Dec 1872 Warwickshire, England
Catherine Hanlon 10 Dec 1872 Lancashire, England
John Hays 10 Dec 1872 Durham, England
Charles Holmes 18 Jul 1872 Worcestershire, England
William Frederick Horry 11 Mar 1872 Lincolnshire, England
Michael Kennedy 30 Nov 1872 Lancashire, England
William Lace 2 Aug 1872 Somerset, England
Patrick Leonard 21 Mar 1872 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
Robert McLean 7 Dec 1872 Kent, England
Thomas Moore 20 Jul 1872 Kent, England
Terence Rice 10 Dec 1872 Durham, England
Edward Roberts 29 Feb 1872 Oxfordshire, England
Hugh Slane 10 Dec 1872 Durham, England
Richard Spencer 10 Dec 1872 Lancashire, England
James Tooth 20 Jul 1872 Kent, England
Lydia Venables 19 Aug 1872 Middlesex, England
Sarah Vernon 11 Mar 1872 Staffordshire, England
John Selby Watson 8 Jan 1872 Surrey, England
James Wright 6 Jul 1872 Leicestershire, England
Richard Addington 12 Jul 1871 Northamptonshire, England
Arthur Frederic Brown Oct 1871 Westmorland, England
William Bull 13 Mar 1871 Bedfordshire, England
Ellen Bumbee 28 Feb 1871 Hertfordshire, England
Rachel Busby 12 Jul 1871 Oxfordshire, England
Michl Campbell 3 Apr 1871 Essex, England
George Ellis 24 Jul 1871 Lancashire, England
Robert Hodgson 20 Jul 1871 Lancashire, England
Frederick Jones 20 Dec 1871 Gloucestershire, England
John Kirk 5 Dec 1871 Leicestershire, England
Samuel Wallis 14 Dec 1871 Derbyshire, England
John Webster 5 Dec 1871 Leicestershire, England
Claude Scott Woolley 5 Jun 1871 Middlesex, England
Henry Boole 11 Apr 1870 Warwickshire, England
John Carpenter Carver 8 Aug 1870 Surrey, England
Patrick Durr 1 Dec 1870 Lancashire, England
Charlotte Elliott 10 Dec 1870 Lancashire, England
Edward Greatley 1 Dec 1870 Lancashire, England
Susannah Hyde 2 Mar 1870 Oxfordshire, England
Patrick Jennings 11 Mar 1870 Staffordshire, England
John Jones 20 Jul 1870 Buckinghamshire, England
Walter Millar 11 Jul 1870 Middlesex, England
William Mobbs 10 Mar 1870 Buckinghamshire, England
Thomas Ratcliffe 22 Jul 1870 Dorset, England
Willm Redhead 11 Jul 1870 Middlesex, England
Patrick Riley 30 Nov 1870 Yorkshire – West Riding, England
James Rutterford 23 Mar 1870 Suffolk, England
Jacob Spinasa 28 Feb 1870 Middlesex, England
Margt Waters 19 Sep 1870 Surrey, England

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