THE NEWGATE CALENDAR

Poisoners

GEORGE CLERK AND JOHN RAMSAY
Executed 1st of March, 1675, for poisoning John Anderson, an Edinburgh Merchant; Kennedy, the Chemist's Apprentice who supplied them, being banished

MARY CHANNEL
Famous for her Wit and Beauty, compelled to marry a Man she detested, poisoned him, and was executed in 1703, at the age of 18

ELIZABETH MASON
Executed for the murder of her godmother, 18th June, 1712

AMY HUTCHINSON
Executed at Ely, 7th of November, 1750, for Petit Treason, in the Murder of her Husband

MARY BLANDY
Executed 6th of April, 1752, for murdering her Father at the Request of her Lover

ANN WHALE AND SARAH PLEDGE
Ann Whale, strangled and then burned, for the Murder of her Husband; and Sarah Pledge, hanged for being her Accomplice.

ANN WILLIAMS
Burnt at the stake for murdering her husband, April 13, 1753

WILLIAM SMITH
Executed at York, 14th Of August, 1753, for poisoning Thomas Harper, his Stepfather, and his two Children, William and Anne Harper

PATRICK OGILVIE AND CATHARINE NAIRN
Convicted of Murder. Ogilvie hanged 13th November, 1765, but Nairn escaped from custody.

JOSEPH ARMSTRONG
Convicted of Murder, but cheated the Gallows by hanging himself, 17th of March, 1777

JOHN DONELLAN, ESQ
Executed for the Murder of Sir Theodosius Boughton, Bart., his Brother-in-Law, 2nd of April, 1781

MARGARET HUGHES
Executed at Canterbury, 4th of July, 1799, for murdering her Husband

MARY BATEMAN
Commonly called the Yorkshire Witch, Executed for Murder

JOSEPH BROWN
Executed at York, for the Murder of his Landlady several Years before, in order to Possess himself of her Property

MICHAEL WHITING
Methodist Preacher, sentenced to Death for poisoning his Two Brothers-in-Law, with an Intent to possess himself of their Property, 1811

JANE COX
Executed at Exeter Summer Assizes, 1811, for poisoning a Child with Arsenic

DANIEL DAWSON
Convicted at Cambridge Summer Assizes, 1812, and executed for Poisoning Racehorses at Newmarket

ELIZA FENNING
A Cook, who was convicted of placing Arsenic in Dumplings, and executed, 26th of June, 1815, after Solemn Protestations of Innocence

ROBERT SALMON
Convicted of Manslaughter, in administering "Morison's Pills," and fined Two Hundred Pounds, 4th of April, 1836

JAMES INGLETT
Convicted, at the Age of Ninety-four, of the Manslaughter of a Woman, by carelessly administering Arsenic to her

ELIZABETH WOOLLERTON
Executed for Poisoning.

SUSANNAH HOLROYD
Executed for Poisoning her Husband and Two Children.

JAMES INGLETT
A Cow-doctor, Convicted of Manslaughter for Giving a Potion to a sick Neighbour

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