To the 1780 Edition
To Knapp and Baldwin's edition
Head of a Gang of Outlaws, on Account of whom King Henry I. is credibly supposed to have built Dunstable. Executed Piecemeal.
SIR GOSSELIN DENVILLE
Head of a Gang of Robbers who had the audacity, so it is said, to hold up King Edward II.
ALICE ARDEN of FEVERSHAM
Executed with her lover Mosbie and Others in the Year 1551 for the Murder of her Husband
LORD STOURTON AND FOUR OF HIS SERVANTS
Executed 6th of March, 1556, for the Murder Of William Hartgill, Esq., and his Son John, of Kilmington, Somerset, after an implacable Persecution
Housebreaker and Palacebreaker, whom Conscience made confess a Murder twenty years afterwards. Executed in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth
Who, for slaughtering the Laird of Luss's Friends, caused the Name of Macgregor to be abolished. Executed in 1604
ROBERT CREIGHTON, BARON OF SANQUIRE
Executed in 1612 for the Murder of John Turner, who had accidentally put out one of his Eyes
An incredible Monster who, with his Wife, lived by Murder and Cannibalism in a Cave. Executed at Leith with his whole Family in the Reign of James I
THOMAS WITHERINGTON, JONATHAN WOODWARD AND JAMES PHILPOT
Who, in the Reign of King James I. were the first to hear the Exhortation of the Bellman of St Sepulchre's
ARTHUR NORCOTT AND MARY NORCOTT, HIS MOTHER
Executed in 1629 for the Murder of the former's Wife after the Test of touching the Body
To whom is attributed a poetic Encounter with Ben Jonson. Executed in 1634 after a Robbery On the Duke Of Buckingham
An abandoned Villain who inveigled and murdered his Wife's Lover, murdered his Uncle, terrorised the Country-side, and was executed at Leith, 12th of April, I635
A Highwayman who specialised in robbing Lawyers. Hanged at Tyburn in 1640
WILLAM BRANDON ALIAS JACK KETCH
Who beheaded King Charles the First.
An Irish Highwayman who held Sway near the Bog of Allen and, after numerous Murders, was executed On 24th of April, 1650
CAPTAIN ZACHARY HOWARD
A Royalist who lost his Estates and turned Highwayman. Executed 1652
CAPTAIN JAMES HIND
A Famous Highwayman who robbed Roundheads and even made an Attempt on Cromwell. Executed 24th of September, 1652
CAPTAIN PHILIP STAFFORD
Whose Patrimony being sequestered by the Roundheads took to the Highway and was hanged at Reading
MAJOR GEORGE STRANGWAYES
Executed 28th of February, 1658, for the Murder of the Man who married his Sister
A most barbarous Murderer of his Mother and Sister, who led a bloodthirsty Gang of Outlaws in Scotland and hanged a Judge. Executed in April, 1658
Nephew to the Exeter Hangman, who turned Thief and Highwayman, and ended by marrying an Heiress. His Autobiography written about 1660
JOHN, RICHARD AND JOAN PERRY
Mother and Sons, executed in 1661 on the false Statement of the First for the alleged Murder of Mr William Harrison, who appeared alive two Years later after strange Adventures
COLONEL JAMES TURNER
A Spendthrift London Merchant, against whom three Robberies from other Merchants were proved. Executed 21st of January, 1663
Ostler, hanged at Brentwood in 1667 for the Murder (by a Chelmsford Innkeeper and his Family some Years before) of Thomas Kidderminster, a Guest.
MARY FRITH OTHERWISE MOLL CUTPURSE
A famous Master-Thief and an Ugly, who dressed like a Man, and died in 1663
A Scottish Highwayman who laid England under toll, and took a Copy of "Chevy Chase" to Tyburn when he was hanged on 10th of September, 1664
A Rogue who became a pretty Soldier and saw much of Europe, finally dying by the Rope at home in 1666
A Profligate Apprentice who murdered a Fellow-Servant, was executed twice, and finally buried 28th of October, 1668
THE REV. ROBERT HAWKINS
The Subject of a foul Conspiracy on the Part of Henry Larrimore and Sir John Croke that failed at Aylesbury Assizes, 11th of March, 1669
STEPHEN EATON, GEORGE ROADES AND SARAH SWIFT
Executed 14th of July, 1669, for the Murder of the Rev. John Talbot; their Accomplice, Henry Prichard, being reprieved
CLAUDE DU VALL
A Frenchman who, coming to England, became by his Politeness and Gallantry on the Road the Romantic Darling of the Ladies. Executed 21st of January, 1670
A Notorious Highwayman who hated and maltreated Women. Executed 30th of April, 1670
THOMAS BLOOD, GENERALLY CALLED COLONEL BLOOD
Who stole the Crown from the Tower of London on 9th of May, 1671
MARY CARLETON, THE GERMAN PRINCESS
A Kentish Adventuress who travelled the Continent, acquired several Husbands, and was executed on 22nd of January, 1673, for returning from Transportation
ANDREW RUTHERFORD OF TOWNHEAD
Executed for the Murder of James Douglass, Brother to Sir William Douglass of Cavers, on 25th of November, 1674
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
PHILIP, EARL OF PEMBROKE AND MONTGOMERY
Tried for the Murder of Nathaniel Cony by his Brother Peers in 1678 and found guilty of Manslaughter later
THE REV. ROBERT FOULKES
Executed 31st of January, 1679, for the Murder of his newly-born Babe
CAPTAIN RICHARD DUDLEY
[Note: The two versions of this man's life given in different editions are so dissimilar that they may be two different men. Both are given here]
CAPTAIN VRATZ, JOHN STERN AND GEORGE BOROSKY
Foreigners who murdered Thomas Thynn, Esq., in Pall Mall, on behalf, it was alleged, of Count Coningsmark. Executed 10th of March, 1682
A Highwayman who, dying Of the Plague as was thought, reappeared as his own Ghost, and was finally executed at York in 1684
JOHN COTTINGTON ALIAS MUL-SACK
Chimney-Sweep, Pickpocket and Highwayman, who brought off some big Coups. Executed in April, 1655
EDWARD AND JOAN BRACEY
Who robbed on the Highway together, the Woman being executed in 1685 and the Man being killed by a Gunshot Wound
A Highwayman who was witty with a Halter round his Neck and, being reprieved, found that Newgate would not have him. Executed 8th of September, 1686
A Highwayman who shot a Woman before the Eyes of her Husband for the Wedding-Ring she had swallowed. Executed in 1687
PHILIP STANSFIELD, SON OF SIR JAMES STANSFIELD
Executed 15th of February, 1688, for the Murder of his Father and for High Treason
JOHN CHISLIE OF DALRY
Hanged 3rd of April, 1689, for the Murder of the Right Hon. Sir George Lockhart, of Cornwath, Lord President of the Court of Sessions, after being tortured under a Special Act
Who practised the Art of Flattery on the Highway. Executed 17th of April, 1689
Hanged once for Highway Robbery, but lived to rob and murder the Man for whom he had been executed. Finally hanged 30th of April, 1689
Who, if all the Stories about him be true, was a very notable Cheat. Executed in 1689
WILLIAM DAVIS, THE GOLDEN FARMER
Who was Farmer and Highwayman for Forty-two Years without his Neighbours suspecting. Executed 20th of December, 1689
A Highwayman who boxed an Earl's Chaplain for Twenty Guineas. Executed 12th of March, 1690
A Highwayman who took to cheating the Citizens of London. Executed 30th of May, 1690
An audacious young Thief who robbed the Tent of King William in Flanders and stabbed a Newgate Turnkey. Executed 13th Of June, 1690
SIR JOHN JOHNSTON
Executed at Tyburn, 23rd of December, 1690 , for assisting to steal an Heiress
One of five Brothers, all of whom were hanged. He earned Fame for his Courage, challenged the Captain of his Regiment; turned Gamester, Thief and Highwayman. Executed 1st of April, 1691
The Quaker Highwayman, who after being fooled by a "Spirit" led a Life of Crime, and was executed at Maidstone in April, 1691
Who stole the Lord Chancellor's Mace and delighted in robbing Army Officers on the Highway. Executed at Tyburn, 1st of May, 1691
A Handsome Highwayman who robbed the King's Jester and even held up men of his own Trade. Executed 3rd of June, 1691
JACK COLLET ALIAS COLE
Highwayman, who robbed in the Habit of a Bishop. Executed at Tyburn, 5th of July, 1691, for Sacrilegious Burglary
Highwayman, who held up Gipsies, robbed a Vice-Admiral, and was executed on 17th of July, 1691
Who became a Shoplifter for Love of her Husband. Executed at Tyburn 18th of December, 1691
Who, getting literally hooked as a Pickpocket, turned House-breaker. Executed 18th of December, 1691, for using Arson as a means to Theft
HENRY HARRISON, GENT.
Sentenced to Death 6th of April, 1692, for strangling Dr Clenche in a Coach
Highwayman, who committed such Barbarous Murders that his Associates gave him up to Justice. Executed in 1692
A most expert Pickpocket, who captained the Thieves of London. Executed in 1692
MADAM MARY BUTLER
Mistress of the Duke of Buckingham, fined Five Hundred Pounds for forging a Bond for Forty Thousand Pounds, and died in Newgate Prison in 1692
WILLIAM JONES (ALIAS GOODWIN) AND JOHN BARBER
Two Highwaymen caught at the same Robbery and &executed together on 26th of July, 1693
Eighteen-year-old Highwayman, who tried to cut the Fatal Rope, and died with a Laugh in 1693
Highwayman, who was such a Danger to Society that he was condemned and executed on the same Day, in 1694
Highwayman, guilty of unparalleled Butchery. He murdered his Aunt, Wife and Seven Children. Executed in August, 1694
Notorious Highwayman, who believed in dressing well. Executed at Smithfield, 19th of December, 1694
A Rogue of a Soldier, who deserted from Johnny Gibson's Regiment and turned Burglar. Executed 27th of January, 1697
A Chawbacon who, coming to London, was fleeced, so took to fleecing Others. Executed in July, 1696
DR FRANCIS SALISBURY AND THOMAS HOUGHTON
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of November, 1697, for forging a Sixpenny Stamp
Captain of the Ragged Regiment of the Black Guards, which Commission he threw up to take to the Highway. Executed 22nd of December, 1697
Highwayman, who conspired a Revolt in Newgate and saw the Ghost of another Malefactor there. Executed 22nd of December, 1697
SPENCER COWPER, ESQ.; JOHN MARSON, ELLIS STEVENS AND WILLIAM ROGERS, GENTS.
Tried for murder at Hertford Assizes and acquitted, 16th of July, 1699
Who worked the Highway disguised as a Woman for Eighteen Years. Executed 24th of October, 1699
Son of a Justice, who took to the Highway, and was executed 27th of October, 1699, for Forgery
A "Cavalier" Doctor and Fraudulent Impersonator, who continued his Cheats even after his Death in 1700
Who committed so many Forgeries and Cheats that he had not Time to confess them all before he died, on 19th of April, 1700
MICHAEL VAN BERGHEN, CATHERINE VAN BERGHEN AND DROMELIUS, THEIR SERVANT, PUBLICANS
Executed 10th of July, 1700, for the Murder of their Guest, Mr Oliver Norris
Executed for the Cruel Murder of Miss Price, Whom he had Seduced and Promised Marriage
JOHN HOLLIDAY OR SIMPSON
Housebreaker and Highwayman, who robbed a King at Hertford, and a Church, and was hanged at Tyburn in 1700
Who courted his Master's Daughter and then robbed him. Hanged at Tyburn on 1st of August, 1700 .
THE REV. THOMAS HUNTER, M.A.
Executed on 22nd of August, 1700, near Edinburgh, for the diabolical Murder out of Revenge of the Two Children of Mr Gordon
JOHN COWLAND, GENTLEMAN
Who suffered Death on 20th of December, 1700, for stabbing Sir Andrew Slanning, Baronet, near Drury Lane Theatre
CAPTAIN JOHN KIDD
Known as the "Wizard of the Seas," who suffered for Piracy, at Execution Dock, 23rd of May, 1701
Executed at Tyburn, 18th of June, 1701, for the Murder of Peter Wolter, his Fellow-Apprentice
Executed for privately stealing, 16th June, 1702
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
Highwayman, who fell after a hot Battle, and was hanged in 1701
Highwayman, executed at Launceston, 25th of April, 1702, for robbing a Farmer's Wife
Who executed his own Parents, and from a Pickpocket became a Cat Burglar, and then a Highwayman. Executed at Dublin, 15th of May, 1702
A Man of noble Family, who was convicted for the Murder of Mr Syme, escaped from Prison, and lived Fifty Years after the Day fixed for his Execution by the "Maiden" or Guillotine
Executed for housebreaking on the 10th of March, 1703.
A sacrilegious Villain who murdered a Footman and was executed on the 16th of April, 1703
JOHN PETER DRAMATTI
Executed at Tyburn, on 21st of July, 1703, for the Murder of his Wife, who said she was allied to the French Royal Family
Murdered a Constable during a Riot in Mayfair, and was executed on 11th of August, 1703
Who robbed many Houses, and was hanged at Tyburn on 3rd of November, 1703
A "Question Lay" Thief, whose End was at Tyburn, on 22nd of December, 1703
Apprenticed as a Thief and became an expert Housebreaker. Executed at Tyburn in 1704
Resourceful Thief, Coiner and Trickster. Executed in Long Acre on 22nd September, 1704
Who proved that a Peruke-Maker does not make a good Highwayman, for his Career lasted only a Week. Executed 20th of December, 1704
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, on the 21st Of September, 1705.
Convicted of Robbery, reprieved while actually hanging upon the Scaffold, 24th of December, I 705, and afterwards had two other Escapes from Death
Executed for Murder, 25th October, 1706
A Master of Thieves' Slang, who was full of Artful Tricks, which, however, did not save him from the Gallows at Tyburn, where he found himself in 1706
JACK GOODWIN ALIAS PLUMP
A young but expert Thief, who was executed at Tyburn in 1706 for Burglary
WILLIAM ELBY OTHERWISE DUNN
An Armed Criminal, who was hanged for Burglary and Murder at Fulham on the 13th of September, 1707
JOHN HERMAN BRIAN
Executed for robbing and burning the House of Peter Persode, Esq., St James's Street, Westminster, in October, 1707
Who, with two Associates named Bunce and Low, committed many Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in 1707
Who started thieving at the Age of Eleven. Executed at Tyburn in 1707, when twenty-five years old
Spy, executed at Tyburn on the 28th of April, 1708
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, on the 28th of April, 1708.
An amorous Highwayman, who was executed at Leicester in May, 1708
Although only Twenty when she was executed at Tyburn, on 13th of July, 1708, she was a notorious Shoplifter, and her two Husbands had already suffered the Death Penalty
Who with three Men committed a Murder, and was executed at Tyburn on I 7th of December, 1708
CAPTAIN EVAN EVANS
Clerk to Sir Edmund Andrews, in Guernsey, and later Highwayman in England. Executed in 1708
A Robber whose thoughtful Wife bought the Rope to hang him. Executed at Tyburn in June, 1709.
Executed at Guildford, July 9, 1709, for the murder of Jane Young
Convicted of Murder on Evidence of the actual Perpetrator of the Crime, and executed at the Age of Nineteen at Tyburn, 27th of March, 1710
DANIEL DAMAREE, GEORGE PURCHASE, and FRANCIS WILLIS
Tried for High-Treason.
Committed fifty-six Highway Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in March, 1711
RICHARD THORNHILL, ESQ
Convicted of Manslaughter on 18th of May, 1711, for killing Sir Cholmondeley Deering in a Duel
Taught a Dog to pick Pockets, and was executed for Housebreaking at Tyburn in August, 1711
Having committed a Robbery, Maw ordered his Wife to organise a Mock Funeral, so that People should think he was dead. He was executed at Tyburn in October 1711
Executed at Presteigne in April, 1712, for murdering Edward Williams
Executed for the murder of her godmother, 18th June, 1712
Executed for the murder of her bastard child, 1st August, 1712
COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON
Convicted of Manslaughter, 11th of September, 1712, as Second in a Duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mahon
Executed at Tyburn, December 23, 1712, for Fraudulent Bankruptcy
Was taken into Slavery by the Blacks on Pirates' Island. After gaining his Liberty and returning to England he became a Highwayman. Executed in 1713 for the Murder of a Farmer's Daughter
Highwayman who set Fire to a Prison. Executed at Tyburn in March, 1713
Took to the Highway because he was ruined by a Fire. Executed at Cambridge Castle in March, 1713
Executed at Kingston, March 28, 1713, For the Murder of Mrs. Sayer.
Once pretended to be the Bishop of London's Nephew in order to escape from a Man he had robbed. Executed at Tyburn, 1713
Highway Robber, executed at Warwick Jail in 1713 for Robbery
Convicted for Murder and Highway Robberies. Executed
Executed on Clerkenwell Green for the Murder of Edward Perry, December, 1713
With the Assistance of a Sparrow he committed many Robberies, and was executed at Tyburn in 1714 at the age of Sixteen
Hanged at Gloucester Jail in April, 1714, for the Murder of one Mr Beachere
WILL OGDEN AND TOM REYNOLDS
Housebreakers and Highwaymen. Executed at Kingston-upon-Thames in April, 1714
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, on the 22nd of September,1714.
WILLIAM JOHNSON AND JANE HOUSDEN
Executed in September, 1714, for the Murder of a Turnkey in the Court at the Old Bailey
Murderer, executed at Tyburn on the 27th of October, 1714.
Robbed his Uncle by Forgery, and then turned Footpad. Was executed at Tyburn in April, 1715
NATHANIEL PARKHURST, ESQ.
Executed for the Murder of Lewis Pleura, 20th May, 1715
Highwayman, who was captured after a Fight, and executed with James Lawrence in August, 1715, at Warwick Jail
THE FIRST REBELLION IN SCOTLAND.
Account of the rise and progress of the rebellion in Scotland, 1715; With full accounts of the principal traitors who were executed.
COLONEL HENRY OXBURGH,
Executed at Tyburn, May 14, 1716, for High Treason.
Executed at Tyburn, May 25; 1716, for High Treason.
REV. WILLIAM PAUL
Executed at Tyburn, July 18, 1716, for High Treason.
JOHN HALL, ESQ.
Executed at Tyburn, July 18,1716, for High Treason.
ROBERT WHITTY, FELIX O'HARA, AND JOSEPH SULLIVAN
Executed at Tyburn, July 18,1716, for High Treason.
Executed March 12, 1716, for Horse Stealing, &c.
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 23rd of December, 1715.
JOHN HAMILTON, ESQ.
Tried in Scotland for Murder, and beheaded by the Maiden, 30th of June, 1716
JAMES QUIN, ESQ.
The Celebrated Tragedian, tried for Murder at the Old Bailey in 1717, and convicted of Manslaughter
THE MARQUIS DE PALEOTTI
An Italian Nobleman, executed at Tyburn for the Murder of his Servant, 17th of March, 1718.
Executed At Stanford-Hill, March, 22, 1717, For Murder
Jacobite, who plotted to assassinate King George I. Executed 17th March, 1718
JOHN PRICE, COMMONLY CALLED JACK KETCH
A Rogue and Liar, who was not believed when he spoke the Truth. He held the Office of Common Hangman, and was himself hanged in Bunhill Fields in May, 1718, for murdering a Woman
JAMES FILEWOOD ALIAS VILET
Convicted of picking Pockets, and sentenced to Death. Executed at Tyburn in October, 1718
Tried for Bigamy
LIEUTENANT EDWARD BIRD
Took a Pinch of Snuff just before his Execution at Tyburn, on 23rd of February, 1719, for murdering a Waiter
MARK ANTHONY DE LA PORTE
A Catholic priest, sentenced to life imprisonment for performing a Catholic marriage, 4th March 1719
A Minister's Son who turned Highwayman, and was executed 3rd of April, 1719
THOMAS BUTLER, Esq.
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 8th Of February 1720.
Executed at Tyburn on the 5th of July, 1721, for Coining. She was probably the first Woman to suffer the Death Penalty for what was regarded as Treason
Executed for murder, 28th July, 1721
Executed in 1721 for "Murdering" his Daughter, who, it was afterwards proved, committed Suicide
Executed for Returning from Transportation
Convicted of Burglary
Highwayman, who underwent Torture for the Sake of his Honour. Executed at Tyburn, 21st of December, 1721.
ARUNDEL COOKE, ESQ., AND JOHN WOODBURNE
The First who suffered Death under the Coventry Act. Executed at Bury St Edmunds, 5th of April, 1722
JOHN HARTLEY AND THOMAS REEVES
Footpads, who were executed at Tyburn on the 4th of May, 1722, after One had, by a Ruse, petitioned the King
JOHN HAWKINS AND JAMES SIMPSON
Highwaymen and Mail Robbers. Executed at Tyburn on the 21st of May, 1722
Executed at Tyburn, May 22, 1722, for Horse-stealing.
Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, on the 18th of July, 1722
Robber, hanged at Tyburn, for basely betraying his trust, in robbing his master, on the 18th of July, 1722
Sentenced to death for privately stealing, but afterwards pardoned, September, 1722
Executed for killing his wife.
ROBERT WILKINSON, JAMES LINCOLN, AND THOMAS MILKSOP
Murderers, executed at Tyburn, Sept. 24, 1722.
WILLIAM SPIGGOT AND THOMAS PHILLIPS
Who suffered the Torture for refusing to plead. Executed at Tyburn, 23rd of February, 1723, for Robbery
RICHARD OAKEY, JOHN LEVEY, AND MATTHEW FLOOD
Executed at Tyburn, on the 23rd of February, 1723, for robbery
Who murdered a Farmer at Caversham, and was arrested at Church. Executed in March, 1723
CHRISTOPHER LAYER, ESQ.
Executed at Tyburn, March 15, 1723, for High Treason.
After an adventurous Seafaring Life as a Boy he became a Robber, and was executed at Tyburn on the 8th of April, 1723
SARAH PRIDDON, alias SALLY SALISBURY
Convicted of stabbing a gentleman in a brothel
ALEXANDER DAY, Alias MARMADUKE DAVENPORT, ESQ.
Soldier, who killed a Civilian with his Musket in St James's Park. Executed at Tyburn on the 17th of June, 1723
THOMAS ATHOE, THE ELDER, AND THOMAS ATHOE, THE YOUNGER
Executed for murder
CAPTAIN JOHN MASSEY
Executed at Execution-Dock, July 26, 1723, for Piracy. (A Very Hard Case.)
Executed on 5th of August, 1723, for many Murders on the High Seas and Piracy
WILLIAM DUCE, JAMES BUTLER, -- WADE, and -- MEADS
A desperate and cruel gang of murderers and footpads. Executed at Tyburn, August 14, 1723.
Executed at Tyburn, September 9, 1723, for Robbery.
RICHARD PARVIN, EDWARD ELLIOT, ROBERT KINGSHELL, HENRY MARSHALL, EDWARD PINK, JOHN PINK AND JAMES ANSELL
The "Waltham Blacks," who were executed at Tyburn, 4th of December, 1723, for Murder and Deer-Stealing
An Insolent Puppy who presumed on his Swordsmanship. Executed at Tyburn, 23rd of December, 1723, for murdering his Mistress
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of February, 1724, for House-breaking, after being warned that the Bellman would say his Verses over him
JOSEPH BLAKE ALIAS BLUESKIN
Made an Unsuccessful Attempt to kill Jonathan Wild by cutting his Throat. Executed in November, 1724, at Newgate
A Daring Housebreaker, who made Ingenious Escapes from Prison and even tried to foil his Executioner at Tyburn on 16th of November, 1724
Executed at Swan-Alley, Shoreditch, Dec. 7, 1724, for Murder.
THOMAS PACKER and JOSEPH PICKER
Executed at Tyburn February, 1, 1725, For Highway Robbery:
Executed at Tyburn, April 3rd, 1725, for the murder of his wife.
Under the Pretence of making Buttons he made Coins, and was executed at Tyburn, 24th of May, 1725
Director of a Corporation of Thieves, and a most famous Receiver. Executed at Tyburn, 24th of May, 1725
EDWARD BURNWORTH, WILLIAM BLEWITT, EMANUEL DICKENSON, THOMAS BERRY, JOHN LEGEE, JOHN HIGGS, and ---- MARJORAM
Another gang of murderers and daring robbers.
Who with Others foully murdered her Husband, and was burned alive on 9th of May, 1726
RICHARD SAVAGE, ESQ. (THE CELEBRATED POET, SON OF THE EARL OF RIVERS AND THE UNNATURAL COUNTESS OF MACCLESFIELD), JAMES GREGORY, ESQ., AND WILLIAM MERCHANT, ESQ.
Murderers who escaped Death
Who was married a Few Days after she was hanged for Murder in 1728
A Daring Shop-Robber, who was executed at Tyburn On 27th of March, 1728
Highwayman, Turnkey and Ale-House Keeper. Executed at Tyburn, 20th of February, 1729
MAJOR JOHN ONEBY
Who murdered a Man in a Duel and cheated the Gallows, 1729
Murderer, executed at Tyburn, July 25, 1729, on an appeal, after being acquitted.
Captain of a notorious Gang of Pirates. Executed at Execution Dock, 11th of August, 1729 for Piracy
Executed at Tyburn, Sept. 19, 1729, for sending a letter to extort money.
Convicted of using violence to the person of Ann Bond.
SIR SIMON CLARKE, BART., AND LIEUTENANT ROBERT ARNOTT
Convicted as Highwaymen in 1731, but afterwards reprieved
Executed at Tyburn, in the year 1731, for Murder.
A notorious horse-stealer, executed at Chelmsford, April 13,1731
Executed for murdering his wife, February 14th, 1732
JOHN HEWIT AND ROSAMUND ODERENSHAW
Murderers, executed March 29, 1732
Who played Cards after committing a Double Murder and Arson near Wells. Executed 14th of April, 1732
JOHN WALLER, alias TREVOR,
Pilloried for perjury, and pelted to death by the populace, 13th June, 1732
Murderer, executed at Gloucester, August, 1732
(A very curious and wicked case.)
Strolling player turned housebreaker, executed 9th October, 1732
Executed at Tyburn, October 9, 1732, for highway robbery.
ISAAC AND THOMAS HALLAM
Murderers and Highwaymen, hanged in Lincolnshire, 20th of February, 1733, upon the Spot where they committed their Crime
Executed for the Murder of a Wealthy Old Lady in the Inns of Court, 7th of March, 1733
Who first abandoned, and then murdered, his wife. Executed at Northampton, March 9, 1733.
Highwayman, on whose body, after execution, an experiment was made to bring him to life
CAPTAIN JOHN PORTEOUS
Convicted of murder, but murdered by the mob
Executed for murdering Jane Upcot, and exposing her head on a spike, 1737
THOMAS CARR, AN ATTORNEY , AND ELIZABETH ADAMS
Executed at Tyburn, 18th of January, 1738, for Robbery
A Profligate Apprentice, who turned Highwayman. Executed at Tyburn, 14th of March, 1738
JOHN TOON AND EDWARD BLASTOCK
Executed at Tyburn, May 20, 1738, for highway robbery.
Pickpocket and "Esquire," who swindled many Farmers and was executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1738, at the Age of Sixty
A Writer, who forged a Draft for One Hundred and Twenty Pounds and was executed at Tyburn on 26th of August, 1738
Executed at Tyburn, October 5, 1738, for the murder of his wife.
Sentenced to Death for murdering his Wife, but died of Jail Fever, 22nd of October, 1738
JOHN RICHARDSON AND RICHARD COYLE
Pirates, hanged at Execution Dock, 25th January, 1738
Executed at Wicklow, in Ireland, in August, 1738, for murder.
A famous Highway Robber, who shot dead one of his own Comrades and was executed at York On 7th of April, 1739
Executed for high treason, in diminishing the gold coin of the realm, April 3, 1739.
Executed at Tyburn, May 30, 1739, for horse-stealing.
Executed for Robbery, July 2nd 1739.
Executed near Wells, in Somersetshire, 21st of September 1739, for robbing the Mail.
An accomplished Scholar and Linguist, who was executed at Tyburn 1st of December, 1739, for Robbery
Executed for the murder of his wife, December 21, 1739.
MARY YOUNG ALIAS JENNY DIVER
The Head of a Gang of Thieves of every Description. Executed at Tyburn, 18th of March, 1740
Parricide, executed at St. Edmondsbury, 9th April, 1740
ELIZABETH AND MARY BRANCH
Mother and Daughter, executed at Ivelchester on the 3rd of May, 1740, for murdering a Girl
Mail robber: Executed, much lamented, on Bagshot-heath, and his body hung in chains, where he committed the robbery.
Executed for Murder and came to Life again while being prepared for Dissection in Surgeons' Hall, 24th of November, 1740
Transported for robbing a man of three farthings, December, 1740
CAPTAIN SAMUEL GOODERE, A FRATRICIDE; MATTHEW MAHONY AND CHARLES WHITE
Executed for the Murder of Sir John Dinely Goodere, Bart., at the Hot Wells, Bristol, 20th of April, 1741
CAPTAIN HENRY SMYTHEE
Executed at Dorchester, April 12, 1741, for the murder or the female whom he had seduced.
Hanged for Petit-Treason, in the Murder of his Master.
Notorious Horse-Stealer and Highwayman, executed at Tyburn, 16th of December, 1741
Executed at Oxford for a Murder he had contemplated but did not commit
JOHN BODKIN, DOMINICK BODKIN AND OTHERS
Executed in Ireland on 26th of March, 1742, for the Murder of Eleven Persons
THOMAS LYELL AND LAWRENCE SYDNEY
Swindlers, who cheated with Loaded Dice and were pilloried for Fraud, 2nd of June, 1742
Highwayman, and a singular Cheat. Executed at Tyburn on the 13th of June, 1742
Executed at York, in the year 1742, on a charge of robbery, of which he was innocent.
Convicted of shooting Mr Bailey, June Sessions, 1743, and pardoned because he was wrongly identified
A Curious Case of a Schoolboy who killed another Boy during a Quarrel about a Cake, and was convicted of Manslaughter, October, 1743
Burned in the Hand for killing her Husband, who had four Wives.
PATRICK BOURKE AND GEORGE ELLIS
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of February, 1745, for Sheep-Stealing
Executed for a Street Robbery
Executed in Oxford Street, 25th of February, 1746, for murdering his Mistress, Lady Dalrymple, who was angry because he trod on her Toe.
A Woman who was imprisoned and whipped for marrying Fourteen Women, 1746
THE SECOND REBELLION OF THE PRETENDER TO THE BRITISH THRONE
in the year 1745.
THE EARL OF KILMARNOCK, THE EARL OF CROMARTIE, THE LORD BALMERINO
Three of the principal rebel chiefs
Who assumed the title of Earl of Derwentwater
The rebel bishop of Carlisle.
THE ESCAPE OF THE PRETENDER After the Battle of Culloden
Beheaded for High Treason, at the age of Eighty, on 9th of April, 1747
FRANCIS TOWNLEY, JEMMY DAWSON AND OTHERS
Lesser rebels against his Majesty
JOSEPH RAWLINS, alias GREAT JOE;
A daring and notorious Smuggler, executed at Winchester, October 10, 1746 for burglary.
Executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1747, for forging a Seaman's Will, in order to rob his Wife and Child
Executed at Tyburn, Nov. 16, 1747, for murder.
The Extraordinary Career of a Youth, who was executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1747, after returning from Transportation, for Highway Robbery
An English Deserter to the French, shot in the Park on the 11th day of December, 1747.
Executed at Tyburn, March 14, 1748, for forging an order on a silversmith, for unwrought silver.
Executed at Tyburn for murder, March 7, 1748, and his body hung in chains on Finchley common. (A Hard Case.)
"The Boy Murderer," convicted of the Murder of another Child in the Poorhouse of Eyke, in Suffolk, May, 1748
A most Plausible Scoundrel, executed at Tyburn, 13th of June, 1748, for privately stealing
Executed at Tyburn, Oct. 24, 1748, for horse-stealing.
JOHN WHITMORE AND JEREMIAH DAWES
Of the University of Oxford. Convicted and punished for Sedition, 28 th of November, 1748
THE THIEF, THE PRIESTS, AND THE GREAT KING OF PRUSSIA
An Anecdotal Fact, and a touch at Superstition.
Executed for Forgery, at Edinburgh, 19th December, 1748
BENJAMIN TAPNER, JOHN COBBY, JOHN HAMMOND, RICHARD MILLS, RICHARD MILLS THE YOUNGER, AND OTHERS
Revengeful Smugglers, who were executed for a Diabolical Murder, 18th of January, 1749
USHER GAHAGAN AND TERENCE CONNER
Erudite Men, who were executed for High Treason, in diminishing the Current Coin of the Realm, 28th of February , 1749
Executed for murder, 2nd March, 1749
A Man of extraordinary Violence and Inhumanity. Executed at Canterbury with his Accomplice, John Stone, for setting fire to a Barn
Who was executed on Kennington Common, in Surrey, 12th of April, 1749, for a Murder he did not commit1
THOMAS KINGSMILL, FAIRALL AND PERIN
Three of the thirty Smugglers who broke open the Custom-House at Poole, and were executed at Tyburn, 26th of April, 1749
SAMUEL COUCHMAN AND JOHN MORGAN, LIEUTENANTS OF MARINES, THOMAS KNIGHT, CARPENTER, AND OTHERS
Part of the Crew of His Majesty's Ship Chesterfield, shot at Portsmouth, for mutiny, July 14, 1749.
His Father and Brother were hanged, and he suffered a similar Fate on Slendon Common, Sussex, 12th of August, 1749
THOMAS NEALE and WILLIAM BOWEN
Highwaymen; (The former a most hardened Sinner, who died cursing the Spectators of his Execution, August 12, 1749.)
BENJAMIN NEALE Executed at Surrey, August 12, 1749, for burglary.
HUGH DAWSON and JOHN GAMMELL Executed on Kennington-common, August 22, 1749.
Late Captain's Clerk of the Royal George Man-of-War. Executed at Winchester, 1st of September, 1749, for Forging Seamen's Tickets
A Sad Case with a Humorous Sequel
Executed for rioting, 18th October, 1749
CAPTAIN CLARKE, R.N.
Convicted and condemned to be hanged for the Murder of Captain Innis, in a Duel, and pardoned, 12th of June, 1750
Executed for Privately Stealing
Executed for murder, August 26th, 1750
Called "The Gentleman Highwayman." Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of October, 1750, for Highway Robbery
A Captain's Clerk in the Royal Navy, Forger of Seamen's Tickets; Executed at Tyburn, October 3, 1750.
Executed at Ely, 7th of November, 1750, for Petit Treason, in the Murder of her Husband
Executed at Ely, 7th of November, 1750, for the Murder of his Wife, after first witnessing the Strangling of a Woman for murdering her Husband
The Victim of Swindlers himself, he became a Pirate and Smuggler, and was executed at Tyburn, 16th of November, 1750, for Forgery
GEORGE ANDERSON ALIAS JOHN EVERETT
Who picked Pockets at Newgate, became a Highwayman, and was executed for stealing Ribbons, 31st December, 1750
A young Soldier, whose Zeal for Sport led to a Murder, for which he was executed at Tyburn in 1750
Executed at Tyburn, for enlisting soldiers for the service of the king of France.
A footman, executed at Edinburgh, January 8, 1751, for murdering his mistress
Executed at Tyburn, February 10, 1751, for forgery.
WILLIAM PARSONS, ESQ.
Eldest Son of a Baronet, who became a Swindler and Highway Robber, and was executed for returning from Transportation, 11th of February, 1751
Murder foretold by a Dream, in consequence of which the Murderer was apprehended, convicted, and executed at Waterford in 1751
Executed 24th of April, 1751, for the Murder of People who were reputed to be possessed of Witchcraft
THOMAS QUIN, JOSEPH DOWDELL, AND THOMAS TALBOT
A Gang of Notorious Thieves, executed at Tyburn, June 17, 1751, for robbery.
Convicted of Petty Larceny, in July, 1751, and his Estate forfeited for stealing a Penny
THE QUIBBLING THIEF.
Who stole a goose, and saved himself by a pun
A singularly artful villain, transported in the year 1751, for perjury.
JAMES WELCH AND THOMAS JONES
Executed on Kennington Common, 6th of September, 1751, for Murder.
Executed on Kennington Common, 6th of September, 1751, for Highway Robbery
A City Merchant, executed at Tyburn, 31st of December, 1751, for forging an East India Warrant in order to avoid Bankruptcy
A Notorious Impostor, who was Six Times whipped through the Streets of Westminster, in the Month of March, 1752
ELIZABETH JEFFRIES AND JOHN SWAN
Deprived of her Uncle's valuable Estate, the Woman and an Accomplice shot him dead after paying another Man to commit the Crime.
Executed 6th of April, 1752, for murdering her Father at the Request of her Lover
JOHN CATHER, PATRICK KANE, AND DANIEL ALEXANDER
Pilloried for extortion, 1751.
ANTHONY DE ROSA
Hanged at Tyburn for robbery and murder, 23rd March, 1752
NICHOLAS MOONEY and JOHN JONES
Executed at Bristol, May 24, 1752, for highway robbery.
JOHN M'CANNELLY AND LUKE MORGAN
A Daring Burglary committed in the House of Mr Porter, of the Raike Farmhouse, near Chester, by M'Cannelly, Morgan, Stanley, Boyd and Neill, Irish Haymakers, for which the first two were executed on the 25th of May, 1752
A Cripple, who murdered his Wife in a Fit of Jealousy, and was executed at Tyburn on the 22nd of June, 1752
MOSES MORAVIA AND JOHN MANOURY
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 27th of June, 1752, for sinking a Ship and swindling Insurers
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.
Executed at Tyburn, December 2, 1752, for defrauding his creditors
CAPTAIN PETER DE LA FONTAINE
Convicted of Forgery
Burnt at the stake for murdering her husband, April 13, 1753
DR. A. CAMERON
Executed at Tyburn, 7une 7, 1753 (greatly lamented) for High Treason.
CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON AND JOHN STOCKDALE
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of July, 1753, and their Bodies hanged in Chains, for Murder
Executed at York, 14th Of August, 1753, for poisoning Thomas Harper, his Stepfather, and his two Children, William and Anne Harper
MARY SQUIRES and ELIZABETH CANNING
The first was convicted of robbery, and pardoned; the second was convicted of, and transported for, Perjury, in swearing to that robbery.
A Soldier of the Guards, executed at Tyburn, 10th of December, 1753, for the Murder of Mr Crouch
Executed for the murder of his wife, August 14th, 1754
CAPTAIN JOHN LANCEY
Executed at Execution Dock, 7th of June, 1754, for burning a Ship at the Instigation of a Member of Parliament
A Traitor, executed August 30, 1754, for enlisting Englishmen to serve the enemy.
DAVIS, THE MAIL-ROBBER
Executed and hung in chains near the place where he committed the robbery
ROBERT ALSOP, A MIDSHIPMAN, AND SIX SEAMEN
Convicted in 1755 for committing a Riot in the City of London, and impressing a Citizen thereof, but treated leniently in order that they might fight against France
A Jew, punished for breaking the Christian Sabbath.
Transported for marrying without Banns, or License, December, 1755.
BLI GONZALEZ ALIAS JOHN SYMMONDS ALIAS SPANISH JACK
After a varied Criminal Career he was finally executed at Maidstone, 18th of April, 1756, for stealing a Silver Tankard
CHARLES FREDERICK WYSENTHALL
Transported in the year 1756, for subornation of perjury.
LIEUTENANT JOHN LANDER
Executed on Pennenden Heath, in Kent, 16th of August, 1756, for Murder
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of September, 1756, for the Murder of his Wife
JOHN BERRY, STEPHEN M'DANIEL, JAMES EGAN, JAMES SALMON AND -- BLEE
A new Species of Murderers, who conspired against the Lives of many Innocent Men
A Victim of the horrid Conspirators, whose crimes and punishments are described above
Another Victim of the horrid gang of Thief-takers
Shot to death on board the Monarque, at Spithead, for Misbehaviour before the French Fleet in the Mediterranean
Executed and hung in Chains at Glamorgan, 6th of April, 1757, for murdering a Family and burning down their House
Convicted of Crimping, or Kidnapping, young Men for the Service of the East India Company, 27th of April, 1757
A Custom-House Officer in London, executed at Tyburn on 18th of May, 1757, for Forgery
Executed at Tyburn, May 18, 1757, for forgery.
A Gentleman of the Road who drove in a Phaeton and Pair, and after many Adventures was executed for Highway Robbery on 6th of April, 1758
JAMES WHITE AND WALTER WHITE
Brothers who were executed at Kennington Common, 19th of April, 1758, for Robbery with Violence
DOCTOR FLORENCE HENSEY
Convicted of High Treason, and sentenced to Death on the 12th of June, 1758; respited, and then reprieved, by King George the Second; but who received a free Pardon from King George the Third.
Ship's mate, hanged for beating two of his men to death
Strongly protesting her Innocence, she was executed on Kennington Common, 2nd of April, 1759, for the Murder of her Aunt
Convicted of the Manslaughter of Francis Elcock, an Attorney-at-Law, who had issued a Writ against him
A Self-Educated Man, with remarkable Linguistic Attainments, who was executed at York on 6th of August, 1759, for a Murder discovered Fourteen Years after its Commission.
JOHN AYLIFFE, ESQ.
Commissary of Musters in the War Office. Executed at Tyburn, 7th of November, 1759, for Forgery
WILLIAM ANDREW HORNE, ESQ.
Executed at Nottingham, 11th of December, 1759, in the Seventy-fifth Year of his Age, for Murder, concealed Twenty-five Years
THE REVEREND MR WHEATLEY
Sentenced to do Public Penance for Adultery
Executed at Tyburn, 28th of April, 1760 for robbing his Master
LAURENCE, EARL FERRERS
Executed at Tyburn, 5th of May, 1760, for the Murder of his Steward, after a Trial before his Peers
FRANCIS DAVID STIRN
Convicted of Murder, but poisoned himseff in Newgate, 12th of September, 1760, after a Hunger Strike
Executed at the bottom of Bow Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, 24th of October, 1760, for Murder
An Artist, who was executed in the Haymarket, 4th of April, 1761, for murdering a Woman
Convicted of an unnatural crime
Condemned for the supposed Murder of his wife but subsequently pardoned, 1761
Executed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 5th of October, 1761, for being concerned in a Riot at Hexham
A Bankrupt, who refused to make Full Disclosures of his Effects, and was executed in Smithfield, 11th of November, 1761
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of December, 1761, for the Murder of his Master, from whom he demanded an Increase of Wages
JOHN M'NAUGHTON, ESQ.
Who was twice executed in Ireland, 15th of December, 1761, for the Murder of Miss Knox, whom he pretended to marry
CAPTAIN JAMES LOWRY
Executed at Execution Dock, March 25, 1762, for murdering one of his Crew
Executed on the City Road, London, 28th of July, 1762, for robbing a Danish Gentleman, whom he treated with great Barbarity
Convicted and pilloried for Blaspheming, in Michaelmas Term, 1762
JAMES FARR, WILLIAM SPARRY AND WILLIAM BIDDLE
Executed at Tyburn, 10th November, 1762 for forging a Will
Executed for the Murder of John Murcott, Butler to Lord Dacre, 28th of February, 1763
The Flying Highwayman, executed at Hertford, 28th of March, 1763
ANN BEDDINGFIELD AND RICHARD RINGE
The Woman burned for the Murder of her Husband, and the Man hanged for being her Accomplice, near Ipswich, 8th of April, 1763
A City Stockbroker, executed at Tyburn, 4th of May, 1763, for Forgery
An Officer of the Royal Navy, who became a Highwayman, and was executed at Tyburn, 4th of May, 1763
Sentenced to Death for robbing a Poor Woman. She struggled violently with the Executioner on the Scaffold, 4th Of May, 1763
Executed in the Market-Place of Windsor, 7th of March, 1764, for Murder
An American, executed at Tyburn, 4th of April, 1764, for the Murder of his Landlord and his Family
MAJOR COLIN CAMPBELL,
Cashiered for the murder of Captain M'Kaarg, 1764
JOHN WESKET AND JOHN COOPER
The Former was executed at Tyburn, 9th of January, 1765, for robbing his Master, the Earl of Harrington; and the Latter transported for Fourteen Years for receiving Stolen Goods
BARNEY CARROL AND WILLIAM KING
Convicted under the Coventry Act for cutting and maiming, and executed at Tyburn, 31st of July, 1765
PATRICK OGILVIE AND CATHARINE NAIRN
Convicted of Murder. Ogilvie hanged 13th November, 1765, but Nairn escaped from custody.
PETER M'KINLIE, GEORGE GIDLEY, ANDREW ZEKERMAN, AND RICHARD ST. QUINTIN
Executed for Piracy and Murder, December 19th, 1765
Excited by religious zeal he murdered his wife and children and was executed April 5th, 1766
JOHN CROUCH AND WIFE
Convicted for offering to sell, on the Royal Exchange, a Young Girl, 12th of May, 1766
THE COUNTESS OF BRISTOL,OTHERWISE THE DUCHESS OF KINGSTON
Whose Trial for Bigamy, at Westminster Hall, was attended by the Queen and other Members of the Royal Family
Clerk to the Court of Requests, executed 14th of January,1767, for forging Two Letters of Attorney, in the Name of Captain Bishop, by means of which he received One Thousand Pounds from the Bank of England
A deliberate and cruel Murderer, who tortured and starved his Wife to Death. Executed in Moorfields, 19th of January, 1767
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of September, 1767, for torturing her Female Apprentices to Death
Executed at Tyburn, 14th of October, 1767, for High Treason, in diminishing the Current Coin of the Realm
JOHN POWER, Alias WINN
Pirate, hanged at Execution Dock, 10th March, 1768
A treacherous and base Villain, executed at Tyburn, 11th of March, 1768, for robbing and setting fire to his Benefactor's House
FREDERIC LORD BALTIMORE, ELIZABETH GRIFFENBURG, AND ANNE HARVEY
The former tried for committing a rape on Sarah Woodcock, and the two latter as accessories before the fact, 26th March, 1768
A Gentleman, executed at Tyburn, 23rd of March, 1768, for Forgery on the Bank of England
JOHN WILKES, ESQ., M.P.
Whose arrest and conviction for writing seditious and blasphemous pamphlets led to riots in London in 1768.
WILLIAM HAWKINS AND JOSEPH WILD
Indicted for rioting, July, 1768
SARAH METYARD AND SARAH MORGAN METYARD, HER DAUGHTER
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1768, for the Cruel Murders of Parish Apprentices
Executed at Tyburn, 21st of December, 1768, for murdering an Attorney-at-Law, in Symond's Inn, Chancery Lane
Executed for the murder of Mrs. Phipps, 11th September, 1769
A Gentleman, who was convicted of killing the Earl of Eglinton, and to avoid an Ignominious Death hanged himself, 28th of February, 1770
An Italian, who was indicted for the wilful Murder of Evan Morgan, and acquitted
JAMES ATTAWAY AND RICHARD BAILEY
Executed at Tyburn, 4th of July, 1770, for committing a Burglary after tying up the Butler
PETER CONWAY AND MICHAEL RICHARDSON
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of July, 1770, for a Murder which was their first Essay in Crime
CAPTAIN DAVID FERGUSON
Hanged in chains at Execution Dock, 5th January 1771, for the murder of his cabin-boy.
Hanged for Housebreaking, on 27th of May, 1771, before lie had attained the Age of Sixteen
JOHN EYRE, ESQ.
Transported, in 1771, for stealing Paper out of the Guildhall of the City of London
DR LEVI WEIL, ASHER WEIL, JACOB LAZARUS AND SOLOMON PORTER
A Gang of Robbers who committed Murder, and were executed at Tyburn, 9th of December, 1771
HENRY JONES, FRANCIS PHOENIX AND CHARLES BURTON
Executed at Tyburn, 3rd of February, 1772, for Burglary at the House of Sir Robert Ladbroke, a City Banker
A Sheriff Officer, and a most unconscionable Villain, executed at Tyburn, 18th of March, 1772, for Forgery
A plausible Rascal, who was executed at Bristol, 15th of May, 1772, for Forgery
JOHN ADSHEAD AND BENJAMIN ALSWORTH
Hanged for housebreaking, 8th July, 1772
SAMUEL ROBERTS and THOMAS BACCHUS
Hanged for High Treason, in counterfeiting the current Coin of this Realm.
Executed at Tyburn, 20th of January, 1773, for a Highway Robbery
A Well-Dressed Pickpocket who "worked" in Churches and the Houses of Parliament, and was convicted on 15th of March, 1773
Executed for Rape, 11th August, 1773
WILLIAM FIELD ALIAS GREEN
Executed on Kennington Common, 1st of September, 1773, for Highway Robbery
Who played Marbles and kept a Pet Sparrow to aid him in the Commission of Robberies. Executed at Tyburn, 27th of October, 1773
ELIZABETH HARRIET GREEVE
A clever Swindler, transported for Felony, in the Year 1773
Commonly called "Sixteen-String Jack." Executed at Tyburn, 30th of November, 1774, for Highway Robbery
Having saved an Innocent Man from the Gallows, he himself was executed at Tyburn, 10th of January, 1775, for Burglary
Convicted of murdering a girl he had seduced and made pregnant, but cheated justice by committing suicide, 29th March, 1775
Hackney-Coachman and Leader of a Gang of Robbers, executed at Chelmsford, 10th of August, 1775, for Burglary
Tried for murder but acquitted, 19th August, 1775
THOMAS AIKNEY AND ELIZABETH BROADINGHAM
Executed for the murder of Broadingham's husband, 20th March, 1776
DANIEL AND ROBERT PERREAU
Twin Brothers, who, though popularly believed to be innocent, were executed at Tyburn, 17th of January, 1776, for Forgery
MARGARET CAROLINE RUDD
Tried for Forgery and acquitted
PETER LE MAITRE
Convicted, 7th of March, 1777, of robbing the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford
Commonly called "John the Painter," an Incendiary, who aimed at the Destruction of the Nation. Executed at Portsmouth, 10th of March, 1777
Convicted of Murder, but cheated the Gallows by hanging himself, 17th of March, 1777
DAVID BROWN DIGNUM
Convicted, 5th of April, 1777, of fraudulently pretending to sell Places under Government, and sentenced to Hard Labour on the Thames
Pilloried at Charing Cross, 22nd of July, 1777, for marrying three Women
DR WILLIAM DODD
Doctor of Divinity, Prebendary of Brecon, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to his Majesty, and Minister to the Magdalen Hospital. Executed at Tyburn, 27th of June, 1777, for Forgery
An Assurance Corporation Accountant, who was convicted of Forgery in 1777, but afterwards received his Majesty's Pardon
FRANCIS MERCIER OTHERWISE LOUIS DE BUTTE
Executed in Prince's Street, opposite Swallow Street, in the City of Westminster, 8th of December, 1777, for Murder
JOHN HOLMES AND PETER WILLIAMS
Publicly whipped, by the Sentence of the Middlesex Court of Quarter Sessions, for December, 1777, for stealing Dead Bodies
THE REVEREND BENJAMIN RUSSEN,
Executed for rape, 12th December, 1777
Executed at Maidstone, in March, 1778, for a Forgery on the Bank of England, attended with Circumstances which were left to the Twelve Judges for determination
JOHN PIERCE, VINCENT PIERCE AND ELIZABETH LUKER
Sentenced to Imprisonment for a Riot at Sadler's Wells Theatre which occasioned the Death of Eighteen of the Audience
GEORGE ROACH, ROBERT ELLIOT AND JONAS PARKER
Who were convicted, the first two of stealing, and the other of receiving Part of a Lead Coffin from Aldermanbury Church, in 1778
City of London hoaxed by a False Proclamation of War, April, 1778
THOMAS HORNER AND JAMES FRYER
Executed for Burglary and Robbery under Threats of Violence, 24th of June, 1778
FRANCIS LEWIS OTHERWISE GRIMISON
Cobweb as a Clue to a Bogus Burglary committed by a Butler, who was executed at Tyburn, 24th of June, 1778
Executed for the murder of her child, 24th August, 1778
Who was indicted for Murder, and found guilty of Manslaughter.
A Blackmailer, who was convicted of Highway Robbery, 22nd of February, 1779
Executed for murder, robbery and arson, 5th April 1778
THE REV. JAMES HACKMAN
Executed at Tyburn, 19th of April, 1779, for murdering Miss Reay outside Covent Garden Theatre
Who forged Bank-Notes so cleverly that they could not be distinguished from Genuine Ones. Executed at Tyburn, 28th of July, 1779
Executed for infanticide, March 17th, 1780
A. DURNFORD AND W. NEWTON
Executed at Tyburn, 22nd of November, 1780, for a Robbery under Singular Circumstances
LORD GEORGE GORDON
An Account of the Riots in London in 1780
JOHN DONELLAN, ESQ
Executed for the Murder of Sir Theodosius Boughton, Bart., his Brother-in-Law, 2nd of April, 1781
FRANCIS HENRY DE LA MOTTE
A French Spy, who was executed at Tyburn, 27th of July, 1781, for High Treason
WILLIAM WYNNE RYLAND
Engraver to his Majesty. Executed at Tyburn, in August, 1783, for forging a Bill of Exchange
Convicted at the Lent Assizes, 1785, Hampshire, of forging Seamen's Wills and executed at Winchester
A Notorious Swindler and Bank-Note Forger, who committed Suicide in 1786
MICHAEL WALKER, RICHARD PAYNE AND ROBERT COX
Executed opposite Smart's Buildings, Holborn, London, 18th of December, 1786, for Murder
JOHN ELLIOT, M.D.
Acquitted of a Serious Crime, he killed himself, by Hunger- Striking because of a Vindictive Sentence for a Minor Offence
Commonly called "Gentleman Harry." Convicted of stealing the Duke of Beaufort's Pendant, 1787
His Misapplied Talents led to his Downfall, and he was executed before Newgate, 1st of July, 1789 for making Base Coin
Executed at Northampton, 17th of August, 1789, for a Murder ordered by his Mother
THOMAS PHIPPS, ESQ., AND THOMAS PHIPPS, HIS SON
Executed for a Forgery committed by the Younger Man, who exonerated his Father, 5th of September, 1789
A boxer, convicted of manslaughter for killing his opponent.
Convicted at the Westminster Sessions in January, 1790, Imprisoned and publicly whipped for a Fraudulent Trick
A Westminster Schoolboy, executed at Newgate, 5th of August, 1790, for Forgery
EDWARD LOWE AND WILLIAM JOBBINS
Young Incendiaries, who set fire to a House in order to plunder it, and were executed in the City, 20th of November, 1790
Commonly called "The Monster." Convicted 13th Of December, 1790, of a brutal and wanton Assault on Miss Ann Porter
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 16th of February, 1791, for a Robbery from "the Dwelling-House of her Majesty, called Buckingham House"
Executed for Robbery
Executed, after a great Legal Argument, On 7th of March, 1791, in the Isle of Ely, for the Murder of his Wife.
JOSEPH WOOD AND THOMAS UNDERWOOD
Two Fourteen-year-old Boys, executed at Newgate, 6th of July, 1791, for robbing another Boy
NATHANIEL LILLEY, JAMES MARTIN, MARY BRIANT, WILLIAM ALLEN, AND JOHN BUTCHER
Convicted of Returning from Transportation
Known among Thieves as "Jumping Joe." Executed on Kennington Common, 8th of August, 1792, for Robbery on the Highway
THE REV. RICHARD BURGH, JOHN CUMMINGS, ESQ., CAPTAIN IN THE ARMY, TOWNLEY M'CAN, ESQ., STUDENT OF LAW, JAMES DAVIS AND JOHN BOURNE
Convicted of a Conspiracy to set fire to the King's Bench Prison, February, 1793
THE REV. MR JACKSON
Convicted of Treason, in Dublin, 23rd of April, 1793, but who died of Poison at the Bar of the Court, at the Moment Death would have been pronounced upon him
A Notorious Swindler, sentenced to Death in 1793, but who hanged himself Three Days before the Date of his Execution
A Fifteen-year-old Girl, executed for the Murder of her Grandfather, March, 1794
A Boy condemned to Death for robbing a Pieman, who had swindled him on Hounslow Heath, of a few Halfpence, March, 1794
Indicted for murdering a Man who had jilted her for another Woman, 17th of July, 1794
LEWIS JEREMIAH AVERSHAW
Executed on Kennington Common, 3rd of August, 1795, for shooting a Peace Offcer in the act of apprehending him
Convicted and imprisoned for an assault upon his Majesty, on the 20th of February, 1796
The Chief of the Mutineers in the British Fleet. Executed at the Yardarm of L'Espion Man-of-War in 1796, at Sheerness
Executed before Newgate, 20th of April, 1796, for Burglary
Betrayed his Employer's Confidence, committed Forgery, and was executed before Newgate, 6th of July, 1796
A Sheriff Officer, convicted of stealing Two Ducks, and sentenced on 23rd of July, 1796, to Transportation for Seven Years
Executed near Bromley, in Kent, 29th of July, 1796, for murdering a Dairymaid
JOSEPH HODGES AND RICHARD PROB1N
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 1796, of a Confidence Trick called Cross-Dropping, and sentenced to Transportation
SARAH PENELOPE STANLEY
The Female Trooper, convicted at the Old Bailey, in October Sessions, 1796, of Petty Larceny
Executed for Murder, 25th of January, 1797, at Glasgow
MARTIN CLENCH AND JAMES MACKLEY
Believed to be innocent of a Charge of Murder, they were executed before Newgate, 5th of June, 1797, after the Gallows collapsed
Executed at Norwich, 27th of August, 1797, for the Murder of her Illegitimate Child
Executed before Newgate, 11th of December, 1797, for Murder
GEORGE WALDRON, alias BARRINGTON
The Gentleman-Pickpocket. Several times convicted, Sentenced twice to hard labour on the Thames, and finally, on September 27, 1798, transported to Botany Bay
ROBERT LADBROKE TROYT
A Boy of Seventeen, executed before Newgate, 28th of November, 1798, for Forgery, his First Offence
A Private Soldier, executed before Newgate, 15th of May, 1799, for robbing the Mint
Executed at Canterbury, 4th of July, 1799, for murdering her Husband
A Blind Man, who was executed in 1800 for the Murder of his Boy Guide
"Galloping Dick," convicted at the Lent Assizes, 1800, at Aylesbury, and executed for a Highway Robbery
Convicted of Larceny in April, 1800, and executed in spite of Extraordinary Efforts to get her reprieved
Tried for shooting at his Majesty George III. at Drury Lane Theatre, on Thursday, 15th of May, 1800
A Post-Office Sorter, executed before Newgate, 11th of November, 1800, for stealing a Bank-Note out of a Letter
JAMES RILEY AND ROBERT NUTTS
Executed before Newgate, 24th of June, 1801, for Highway Robbery
JOSEPH WALL, ESQ.
Formerly Governor of Goree. Executed 28th of January, 1802, nearly Twenty Years after committing the Crime, for ordering a Soldier to be flogged to Death
Executed before Newgate, 23rd of June, 1802 for Forgery, whereby he swindled his Benefactor's Estate
Executed 27th of November, 1802, for scuttling a Ship, of which he was Captain
Executed at Newgate, 18th of January, 1803, for the Murder of his Wife and Child, by drowning them in the Paddington Canal; with a Curious Account of Galvanic Experiments on his Body
COLONEL EDWARD MARCUS DESPARD, JOHN FRANCIS, JOHN WOOD, THOMAS BROUGHTON, JAMES SEDGWICK WRATTON, ARTHUR GRAHAM AND JOHN MACNAMARA
Executed in Horsemonger Lane, Southwark, 21st of February, 1803, for High Treason
JOHN TERRY AND JOSEPH HEALD
Executed under Extraordinary Circumstances at York, 21st of March, 1803, for Murder
Who killed Colonel Montgomery in a Duel arising out of a Quarrel about Dogs, and was acquitted on a Charge of Manslaughter
Executed before Newgate for robbing Coachmen on the Highway, 8th of June, 1803
"The Keswick Impostor." Executed at Carlisle, 3rd of September, 1803, for Forgery; with Particulars of the once celebrated "Beauty of Buttermere," a victim to his Villainy.
Executed for High treason, 20th of September, 1803
Condemned to Death on 13th of January, 1804, for the Murder of the supposed Hammersmith Ghost, but pardoned soon afterwards
Executed before Newgate, 8th of February, 1804, for Forgery, at the Age of Twenty-two
Assistant Cashier of the Bank of England. Condemned to Death for embezzling Exchequer Bills to a Large Amount, entrusted to his Charge, and respited during his Majesty's Pleasure, 18th of November, 1804
A Violent and Hardened Sinner, who was executed along with John Tennant, before Newgate, 30th of April, 1805, for Robbery
A most plausible Begging-Letter Swindler, transported to Botany Bay, in April, 1805
ELIZABETH BARBER ALIAS DALY
Who smoked her Pipe after murdering a Pensioner. Executed near Maidstone, 25th of May, 1805
Executed in November, 1805, for stealing valuable Jewellery from the Earl of Mansfield
THOMAS PICTON, ESQ.
Late Governor of Trinidad. Convicted 24th of February, 1806, of applying Torture, in order to extort Confession from a Girl
Executed on the Top of the New Prison, in the Borough of Southwark, 8th of April, 1806, for Murder, after a Trial at which accommodation was provided for the Royal Family
CHARLES HEMMINGS AND GEORGE BEVAN
Bogus Bow Street Officers who robbed a Clergyman, and were executed, April, 1806
JOHN DOCKE ROUVELETT ALIAS ROMNEY
After maliciously prosecuting a Woman he was executed at Ilchester, at the Summer Assizes, 1806, in Somersetshire, for Forgery
JOHN HOLLOWAY AND OWEN HAGGERTY
A Hundred Spectators were killed or injured in a Crush at the Execution of these Men before Newgate, 22nd of February, 1807
Executed 23rd of March, 1807, on the Top of the New Jail, Horsemonger Lane, Southwark, for the Murder Of an old lone Lady, Mrs Ann Pooley, in company with John Pope, who was admitted Evidence for the Crown.
Convicted for the Murder of his Master, William Chivers, Esq., and transported for Life, March, 1807
An Epileptic, who was executed at Stafford, 30th of March, 1807, for the Murder of his Three Children
Executed, 31st of July, 1807, for murdering her Husband in a Cottage near Attleborough, Norfolk
A Starving Fortune-Teller, who was convicted by the Middlesex Magistrates of being a Rogue and Vagabond, 1807
Convicted at the December Sessions, 1807, of forging a Will, and executed before Newgate
Convicted of Cross-Dropping, and sentenced to Transportation, at the Old Bailey, January Sessions, 1808
A Soldier in the Middlesex Militia. Sentenced to Death for a Highway Robbery of Sixpence and a Penny-Piece, but reprieved at the Request of his Victim, February, 1808
Executed at Hertford, 7th of March, 1808, for a Double Murder
Convicted, at Lancaster, of a Riot and setting fire to the Prison, June, 1808
HECTOR CAMPBELL, ESQ.
Fined and imprisoned, in the Year 1808, for acting as a Physician without a Licence
ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, ESQ.
Brevet-Major in the Army, and a Captain in the 21st Regiment of Foot. Executed 24th of August, 1808, at Armagh, in Ireland, for murdering a Brother Official, whom he killed in a Duel
Convicted at the Cumberland Summer Assizes, 1808, and executed for a Double Murder
Convicted of Manslaughter in killing William Goodman, who had been detected in robbing a fishery, October, 1808
JOHN RYAN AND MATHEW KEARINGE
Executed in Ireland, for Arson and Murder, 1808
THE REV. ABRAHAM ASHWORTH,
Sentenced in 1808 to Three Years' Imprisonment in Lancaster Jail, for ill-treating his Female Pupils
A Wholesale Bank-Note Forger, convicted at the January Sessions at the Old Bailey, 1809, and executed before Newgate
MARGARET CRIMES ALIAS BARRINGTON
Executed before Newgate, 22nd of February, 1809, for taking a False Oath, and thereby obtaining Letters of Administration to the Effects of a Soldier
Commonly called the Yorkshire Witch, Executed for Murder
A Driver of the Norwich Mail. Convicted of stealing a Gold Watch sent by his Coach, 8th of April, 1809
WILLIAM PROUDLOVE AND GEORGE GLOVER
Executed at Chester, 28th of May, 1809, for Salt-Stealing, after a First Attempt to hang them had failed
CAPTAIN JOHN SUTHERLAND
Commander of the British Armed Transport, The Friends. Executed at Execution Dock, on the Banks of the Thames, 29th of June, 1809, for the Murder of his Cabin-Boy.
HENRY WHITE AND JAMES SMITH
Well-equipped and armed Burglars, who were sentenced to Death at the Old Bailey, 3rd of July, 1809
Fined Five Hundred Pounds, and imprisoned, at the Old Bailey Sessions, in October, 1809, for enticing an English Artificer to leave his Country and emigrate to the United States of North America
A Young but Artful Thief, transported for stealing privately from a Shop in London, October, 1809
JAMES MARLBOROUGH, AND SARAH, HIS WIFE
Imprisoned for Gross Cruelty to their Child, 8th of December, 1809
Son of a Clergyman, and a Notorious Burglar. Executed on Shooter's Hill, near London, 1809
A Young but Artful Swindler, transported to Botany Bay for Fourteen years for cheating a Young Lady
Imprisoned, and whipped through the Streets of the Borough of Southwark, for stealing Pewter Pint-Pots from Public-Houses, January, 1810
THOMAS PUGH AND ELIZABETH PUGH
Convicted at the London Sessions, 20th of January, 1810, and sentenced to Imprisonment for a Conspiracy, in what is called " Child-Dropping "
Convicted at the Old Bailey, 20th of February, 1810, for robbing a Mail-Coach, and sentenced to Death
A Convict on board the Hulks, at Woolwich. Executed on Pennington Heath, 26th of March, 1810, for the Murder of a Fellow-Prisoner
WILLIAM COOPER AND WILLIAM DRAPER
Convicted of cutting off Trunks from a Gentleman's Carriage; the Former was transported for Seven Years, and the Latter imprisoned for Six Months in the House of Correction, 1810
A Boy, executed at Wisbech, in 1810, for the Murder of another Lad of Twelve Years of Age
EDWARD WILLIAM ROBERTS, -- BROWN, and DOROTHY COLE, alias MRS BROWN
Convicted in the Court of King's Bench, of a conspiracy, and the two first imprisoned and pilloried
RICHARD VALENTINE THOMAS
Executed at the New Prison, in Horsemonger Lane, 3rd of September, 1810, for Forgery
Indicted at the Old Bailey, at the September Sessions, 1810, for the Murder of his Wife, found guilty of Manslaughter, and fined
Transported for Seven Years for stealing an Exchequer Bill, September, 1810
THOMAS BELLAMY AND JOHN LANEY
Watchmen, convicted of assaulting those whom they were bound to protect, September, 1810
JOHN DAVISON, ESQ.
A Captain in the Royal Marines, convicted of stealing a Piece of Muslin from a Shopkeeper at Taunton, 13th of November, 1810
MARY JONES AND ELIZABETH PAINE
Transported for Seven Years, November Sessions, 1810, at the Old Bailey for Shoplifting
Convicted at the Middlesex Sessions, December, 1810 of a Violent Assault on a Juryman of the Court Leet, and sentenced to Imprisonment
Convicted at the Sessions at the Old Bailey, December, 1810, of stealing from a coffee-house bedroom, and sentenced to transportation
Convicted in 1811 of receiving the Skins of Royal Swans from the Serpentine River, in Hyde Park, knowing them to have been stolen
A Boy, whipped in Newgate for destroying Women's Apparel with Aqua Fortis, 11th of March, 1811
Convicted of Burglary, and executed at Gloucester, 23rd of March, 1811, a Few Minutes before a Reprieve arrived
Methodist Preacher, sentenced to Death for poisoning his Two Brothers-in-Law, with an Intent to possess himself of their Property, 1811
RICHARD ARMITAGE AND C. THOMAS
Clerks in the Bank of England, executed before Newgate, 24th of June, 1811, for Forgery
Convicted of putting off Base Coin, and sentenced to Six Months' Imprisonment, 5th of April, 1811
THE HONOURABLE ARTHUR WILLIAM HODGE
One of the Members of his Majesty's Council in Tortola, an Island subject to Great Britain, in the West Indies, executed there on the 8th of May, 1811, for the Murder of his Negro Slave
THOMAS LEACH AND ELIZABETH, HIS WIFE
The Former transported for uttering Forged Bank-Notes, and the Latter condemned to Death, July, 1811
JOHN STANLEY, THOMAS JEFFRY, W. BRAINE AND WILLIAM BRUNT
London Boot Operatives who were imprisoned for conspiring to obtain Better Wages, August, 1811
Executed at Exeter Summer Assizes, 1811, for poisoning a Child with Arsenic
A Chimney-Sweep, who descended Chimneys to break into Houses, and was convicted on 9th September, 1811
Executed at Ilchester, 11th of September, 1811, for stealing a Letter from the Post Office at Bath
A Burglar, who was identified by his Deformed Hand, and was executed before Newgate, 19th of September, 1811
A Postal Letter-Carrier, convicted at the September Sessions, 1811, at the Old Bailey, and sentenced to Death, for stealing a Letter containing Ten Pounds
Sentenced to Death at the Old Bailey, for privately stealing a Bag of Gold, 21st of September, 1811
Convicted at the Middlesex Sessions, 1811, and sentenced to Six Months' Imprisonment for uttering a "Bank of Fleet" Note
RICHARD PAYNE AND JOHN MALONEY
Convicted, October Sessions, 1811, at the Old Bailey, and sentenced to Death, for robbing a Man whom they had accused of being an Ex-Convict
Overseer of Carpenters, employed at the Lyceum Theatre, transported, October Sessions, 1811, for embezzling Timber, and making False Charges to his Employer
TUCKER, THE MOCK PARSON
Convicted at the Middlesex Sessions, 2nd of November, 1811, for swindling a Victualler of his Wine, and transported for Seven Years
Tried for child stealing, 1811
Who, after committing a series of horrible murders, in 1811 escaped the gallows by hanging himself in Prison
JOHN CLAYTON and WILLIAM JENKINS
Executed for Burglary
An American Loyalist, convicted in the Court of King's Bench at Westminster, 21st of February, 1812, of Forgery at Common Law, and Sentenced to Imprisonment in Newgate
BENJAMIN WALSH, ESQ., M.P.
Convicted in 1812 of feloniously stealing a Large Sum of Money from Sir Thomas Plomer, his Majesty's Solicitor-General, and pardoned on a Case reserved for the Opinion of the Twelve Judges
Chief Clerk of the Queen Square Police Office, Westminster. Executed before Newgate, 18th of March, 1812, for Forgery
Executed for the Murder of the Right Honourable Spencer Perceval, Chancellor of the Exchequer, by shooting him in the House of Commons, in May, 1812
Executed, after an Abortive Attempt, at Nottingham, 29th of August, 1812, for setting fire to a Haystack
Convicted at Cambridge Summer Assizes, 1812, and executed for Poisoning Racehorses at Newmarket
Sentenced to Six Months' Imprisonment for buying Guineas at a Higher Price than their Nominal Value, September, 1812
"The Flying Dustman," convicted at the Middlesex Sessions, September, 1812, for an Assault, and sentenced to Three Months' Imprisonment
THOMAS LIGHT, alias JOHN JONES, alias THOMAS KNIGHT.
Tried for stealing dead bodies from St. Giles' Churchyard
A pugilist, convicted of manslaughter for killing his opponent, 22nd October, 1812
Late of the Griffon Sloop-of-War, hanged at the Yardarm of that Ship, in November, 1812, for the Murder of a Sergeant of Marines
Another Tyrannical Guardian of the Peace of the Night, whose Case offers another Peep into a London Watch-House, imprisoned for assaulting a Woman, November, 1812
THE MARQUIS OF SLIGO
Convicted of enticing British Seamen to desert, fined Five Thousand Pounds, and imprisoned Four Months in Newgate, 16th of December, 1812
JOACHIM, a Portuguese; MARTIN, a black; MILLINGTON, an Irishman; and WILLIAMS, an Englishman
Tried and executed for mutiny and murder of their officers, while making an English port, in a French prize brig, December, 1812
JOHN AND LEIGH HUNT
Imprisoned for a Libel on His Royal Highness the Prince Regent
Transported for Bigamy
A Murderer, who was traced by a Watch he had sold, and was executed in 1813
Executed on Pennenden Heath, August 23, 1813, for the Murder of Mr and Mrs Bonar
W. H. HOLLINGS
Executed for the Murder of Elizabeth Pitcher
Executed October 31, 1814, for the horrid murder in Kentish Town
A Cook, who was convicted of placing Arsenic in Dumplings, and executed, 26th of June, 1815, after Solemn Protestations of Innocence
THOMAS BROCK, JOHN PELHAM, and MICHAEL POWER
Convicted of Coining, 25th of September, 1816
CASHMAN, HOOPER, GAMBLE, GUNNELL, CARPENTER, HUNT, AND WATSON
The Spafields rioters, 1817
Charged with shooting at Miss Frances Maria Kelly, Actress, in Drury Lane Theatre, 17th of February, 1816
THE ASHCROFTS AND WILIAM HOLDEN
Tried at the Lancaster Assizes for the Murder of Margaret Marsden and Hannah Partington, 5th September, 1817
Who Murdered Mary Minting, destroyed himself, and was buried at a cross-road
Tried and convicted for administering drugs to a young lady, for an infamous purpose, 1818
Acquitted on a Charge of murdering a Girl, and on being rearrested claimed Trial by Battle, April, 1818
Tried and executed for a diabolical attempt to murder his sister, her husband, and their servant maid, 4th April, 1818
Tried for Child Murder on a charge preferred by her sister, August 1818
GEORGE CHENNEL AND J. CHALCRAFT
Executed August, 1818 for the atrocious murder of Chennel's father and his Housekeeper, at Godalming
Who murdered a Wealthy Tradesman and his Housekeeper, and was executed on 3rd of August, 1818
Executed for Robbery, On 30th of December 1818, after Shocking Scenes on the Scaffold
SAMUEL SIBLEY; MARIA CATHERINE SIBLEY; SAMUEL JONES; his son; THOMAS JONES; JOHN ANGEL; THOMAS SMITH; JAMES DODD and EDWARD SLATER
Deluded followers of Joanna Southcott, the sham prophetess, tried for rioting, 13th of January, 1819
Executed for the dreadful murder of a child, at Leeds, 1819
A case of seduction, and attempted assassination
A captured and liberated negro, tried for the murder and cannibalism of Zongobia, another captured negro slave, at Charlotte-town, Sierra Leone, July 1819
JOHN SCANLAN and STEPHEN SULLIVAN
The murderers of the Colleen Bawn
MRS MARY RIDDING
A Captain's Wife, who was sent to Prison for stealing a Child, 28th of August, 1819
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
Fined Two Thousand Pounds at the Leicester Assizes, 23rd of March, 1820, and sent to Prison for Three Months for a Seditious Libel
ARTHUR THISTLEWOOD, JAMES INGS, JOHN THOMAS BRUNT, RICHARD TIDD AND WILLIAM DAVIDSON
Leaders in the Cato Street Conspiracy
PHILIP HAINES AND MARY CLARKE
Executed at Leicester for the murder of Mr. John Clarke, March 1821
A Greenwich Pensioner, eighty years of age, executed 23rd of December, 1822, for the murder of a woman with whom he had cohabited
DANIEL DOODY, JOHN CUSSEN, alias WALSH, JAMES LEAHY, MAURICE LEAHY, WILLIAM DOODY, DAVID LEAHY, DANIEL RIEDY, WILLIAM COSTELLO, AND WALTER FITZMAURICE, alias CAPTAIN ROCK
Convicted of Abduction, 1822/1823
PHILIP STOFFEL AND CHARLES KEPPEL
Guilt of Murder disclosed by a Prisoner's Ignorance of Spelling, 1823
A Partner in a Leading Banking-House, who forged Securities of the Value of One Hundred and Seventy Thousand Pounds, and was executed at Newgate on 30th of November, 1824
Executed at the Old Bailey for the Violation and Robbery of Mary Ayres
EDWARD HARRIS, alias KIDDY HARRIS
One of a desperate Gang of Thieves and Ruffians, executed for a brutal Assault (with intent to Murder), committed on Sarah Drew, in Hackney Fields
GEORGE ALEXANDER WOOD AND ALEXANDER WELLESLEY LEITH
Eton College Boys, indicted for Manslaughter, 9th of March, 1825, as the Result of a Two-Hours' Fierce Fight
EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD, WILLIAM WAKEFIELD AND FRANCES WAKEFIELD
Romance of a Wealthy Heiress who was abducted, and married at Gretna Green
Executed 11th of August, 1828, for the Murder of Maria Marten, in the Red Barn, the Crime being revealed to the Victim's Mother in Three Dreams
A Wealthy Quaker, who committed a Series of Forgeries in the City of London, and was executed 8th of December, 1828
ESTHER HIBNER THE ELDER, ESTHER HIBNER THE YOUNGER, AND ANN ROBINSON
Tried for the Murder of a Parish Apprentice, who died as the Result of Inhuman Treatment, 10th of April, 1829
Executed at Horsemonger Lane Jail, 11th of January, 1830, for an Armed Burglary
Who, with his accomplice Hare, murdered persons to sell their bodies to the anatomists. Executed 28th of January 1830
CAPTAIN WILLIAM MOIR
Executed on 2nd August, 1830, for murdering a Fisherman who had trespassed on his Farm at Barking, Essex
JOHN SMITH, alias WILLIAM SAPWELL
Executed for the Murder of a Policeman
JOHN ST JOHN LONG
A Quack Doctor of Harley Street, who was convicted for the Manslaughter of a Woman Patient. When he died a Monument was erected to him by Grateful Patients
JOHN TAYLOR AND THOMAS MARTIN
A Body-Snatcher's Humorous Story of his Adventure, as told at the London Sessions, 21st of April, 1831
JOSEPH PLANT STEVENS
A Trickster, who was transported for robbing a Guileless Farmer, 25th of May, 1831
LEWIS LEWIS, RICHARD LEWIS, DAVID HUGHES, THOMAS VAUGHAN, DAVID THOMAS, AND OTHERS
The Merthyr Tydfil rioters, June 1831
JOHN AMY BIRD BELL
A Fourteen-year-old Criminal, who murdered another Boy for the sake of Nine Shillings, and was executed on 1st August, 1831
JOHN BISHOP AND THOMAS WILLIAMS
Notorious Body-Snatchers, who murdered People and sold their Bodies to Hospitals, and were executed at Newgate, 5th of December, 1831
Executed on 16th of December, 1831, for the Murder of his Wife, whose Dismembered Body was discovered amid Rustic Surroundings
Hotel Jewel Thief, who was transported for committing several Robberies, 21st of May, 1832
Convicted of High Treason, in throwing a Stone at King William IV. at Ascot Races, 19th of June, 1832
Executed 9th of July, 1832, for setting fire to his Shop in Oxford Street, and causing the Death of Three People
Executed 10th of August, 1832, for the Murder of Mr Paas, whose Remains he attempted to destroy by Fire
Executed at Newgate, 7th of January, 1833, for murdering a Wig Maker's Son, whose Body was found in a Ditch
Convicted in May, 1833, of stealing a Letter, he narrowly escaped Execution, owing to the City Recorder's Blunder
Acquitted of stabbing two policement during the Calthorpe Street Riot, 30th May 1833
JAMES LOVELACE and others
The Tolpuddle Martyrs, transported for forming a trade union, 1834
Executed 18th of May, 1835, for Murder. Origin of the Central Criminal Court
Convicted of Manslaughter, in administering "Morison's Pills," and fined Two Hundred Pounds, 4th of April, 1836
JOHN MINTER HART
A Cheating Money-Lender, who was transported for Life, 16th of December, 1836, for forging a Bill of Exchange
THOMAS MEARS AND OTHERS
The Canterbury Rioters, 31st May 1838.
FRANCIS LIONEL ELIOT, EDWARD DELVES BROUGHTON, JOHN YOUNG AND HENRY WEBBER
Indicted for a Murder committed in a Duel on Wimbledon Common on 22nd of August, 1838
FRANCIS HASTINGS MEDHURST
Convicted on 13th of April, 1839, of the Manslaughter of a Schoolfellow
Convicted of Rape, 31st October 1839
WILLIAM JOHN MARCHANT
A young Footman, who was hanged for murdering a Housemaid in a Magistrate's Drawing-Room
Convicted of bigamy, 29th of June, 1840
FRANCOIS BENJAMIN COURVOISIER
Executed, 6th of July, 1840, for murdering Lord William Russell while sleeping in his House in Norfolk Street, Park Lane
Tried on 9th of July, 1840, for High Treason, in shooting at Queen Victoria while riding along Constitution Hill with Prince Albert, and found insane
THE EARL OF CARDIGAN
Tried on 16th of February, 1841, at the Bar of the House of Lords, for an Assault committed in a Duel
Transported, 17th of March, 1841, for stealing a Bag of Gold from his Employers
Convicted, at the Age of Ninety-four, of the Manslaughter of a Woman, by carelessly administering Arsenic to her
HUFFEY WHITE AND RICHARD KENDALL
Executed at Northampton, for Robbing the Leeds Mail
Imprisoned Two Years in Chelmsford Jail for robbing the Royal Forest at Waltham of Six Pieces of Wood
Pitiful Scene in an Attempt to hang him at Jersey
Sentenced to Death for robbing a Foot-Boy while on an Errand for his Master
Executed at York, for a most cruel and deliberate Murder of a Servant-Girl
LEVI MORTGEN AND JOSEPH LUPPA
Two Swindling Jews, transported for Seven Years for a Conspiracy to defraud
Imprisoned for Fourteen Days for Shocking Cruelty to her Orphan Apprentice
A Soldier, who was executed at Chelmsford for the Murder of his Wife, with whom he quarrelled because he had no Potatoes for Dinner
A Poor Boy, convicted at the Old Bailey of stealing, and presented with a Deluge of Shillings
Executed, under the Bankruptcy Act, for a Felonious Embezzlement
FREDERICK SMITH ALIAS HENRY ST JOHN
Convicted at the Old Bailey, and sentenced to Transportation for a Curious Kind of Fraud
A Shop-Boy, transported for Seven Years for committing a Petty Theft
THOMAS WHITE AND WALTER WYATT
Two Thieves, who were the First Criminals to be executed at Oxford
JAMES SWEENY, RICHARD PEARCE, EDMUND BUCKLEY, PATRICK FLEMING, MAURICE BRENWICK, AND JOHN SULLIVAN,
Convicted of Murder in an Affray
Executed for The Murder of William Turner
RICHARD VALENTINE THOMAS,
Executed for Forgery
JOHN WHITMORE, ALIAS OLD DASH,
Executed for a Rape
Executed for the Murder of his Wife.
FREDERIC BARDIE, Alias PETER WOOD,
A French Prisoner of War, Executed for Cutting and Maiming.
Executed for the Murder of Thomas Davis
Executed for Burglary.
RICHARD ANDREWS AND ALEXANDER HALL,
Transported for Fraud
Convicted for Abuse of his Authority as a Magistrate.
Executed for Forgery.
Executed for Robbery on the High Seas.
WILLIAM CUNDELL AND JOHN SMITH,
Prisoners of War who Went over to the French,
Executed for Maliciously Firing at Mr. Burrowes.
JOHN LOMAS AND EDITH MORREY,
Executed for the Murder of Edith Morrey's Husband.
JOSEPH SIMMONS WINTER, BENJAMIN ALLEN, WILLIAM TAYLOR, JOHN IVEY, & ROBERT COOPER
The Three First Executed for Stealing Silk, and the Two Latter Transported for Receiving it, Knowing it to be Stolen.
CHARLES FREDERICK PALM AND SAMUEL TILLING
Executed for Mutiny and Murder
Executed for the Murder of a Child.
Imprisoned for Endeavouring to Bribe a Turnkey of Newgate.
Executed for Forgery.
THOMAS NUGENT, & JOHN & WILLIAM FOLKARD,
Pilloried for Attempting to Defraud the Creditors of John Folkard.
Guilty of Rioting and Administering Unlawful Oaths.
WILLIAM HOWE, ALIAS JOHN WOOD,
Executed for the Murder of Mr. Robins.
A French Prisoner-of-war, Executed for the Murder of a Fellow-Prisoner.
AZUBAH FOUNTAIN AND GEORGE TURNER ROWELL
Executed for the Murder of Fountain's Husband.
Executed for Forgery.
WILLIAM BADCOCK, R. BRADY, Alias OXFORD BOB, AND S. HILL
Executed for Forgery.
Executed for Forgery.
Executed for the Murder of his Wife.
JOSEPH RICHARDSON, JAMES SYMONS, AND NATHAN SYMONS;
The Two First Convicted of Stealing, the Last for Receiving Stolen Goods.
Executed for Murder.
Executed for the Murder of his Wife.
Executed for Celebrating a Marriage, He Being a Layman.
Executed for the Murder of Edward Clifford.
Executed for the Murder of Mrs. Denton.
Executed for Forgery
Executed for the Murder of Miss Gompertz's Butler.
JOHN DREW MAY,
Executed for Forgery.
At his Execution, he Jumped back onto the Scaffold, and had to be Pushed off again.
Executed for the Murder of Miss Welchman.
Executed for Murder.
Transported for Forgery.
Imprisoned and Whipped for a Malicious Assault on a Strike-breaker
MAJOR J. G. SEMPLE, ALIAS LISLE
Several Times Convicted of Swindling and Theft.
Convicted of Stealing Notes and Bills.
Transported for Stealing a Child
Transported for Perjury.
Executed for the Murder of Harriet Garrett.
Executed for the Murder of a Child.
Executed for the Murder of James Murdoch.
Executed for Ravishing a Young Girl
Tried for Robbery.
Executed for Forgery.
Executed for Poisoning.
ELIZABETH HUNTER AND REBECCA JARVIS
Convicted of Roasting a Child.
Executed for Burglary.
Executed for Murder.
Condemned for the Murder of C. Cassidy, but escaped by changing clothes with his brother.
CAPTAIN GEORGE HARROWER
Convicted of Bigamy.
Executed for Poisoning her Husband and Two Children.
GEORGE VAUGHAN, ROBERT MACKEY, AND GEORGE BROWN
Convicted of a Conspiracy.
ROGER O'CONNOR, ESQ.
Indicted for Robbing the Mail.
Executed for the Murder of the Lynch Family in Wildgoose Lodge.
JAMES HARRY, ALIAS HARRIS
Executed for the Murder of his Wife.
JEREMIAH BRANDRETH, WILLIAM TURNER, AND ISAAC LUDLAM
Executed for High Treason.
DR. LAURENCE HYNES HALLORAN
Transported For Forging A Frank.
Convicted of Abduction and Rape.
JOHN DRISCOL, WILLIAM WELLER, & GEORGE CASHMAN
Executed for Forgery.
JOHN KINNEAR, MOSELY WOOLF, AND LEWIS LEVY,
Convicted of Conspiracy.
Executed for Robbery after an Attempted Rescue from the Scaffold
A Speaker at the Peterloo Massacre,
Executed for Shooting a Constable.
Executed for the Murder of Thomas Maxwell.
Executed for the Murder of Mr. Parker and his Housekeeper.
Indicted for Child-Murder, but Acquitted.
JAMES MACKCOULL, alias MOFFAT
Convicted Of Robbery after a Long Career as a Thief.
Wrongly Convicted of Highway Robbery, but Pardoned.
JOHN THOMPSON AND JOHN BARNICOAT
Executed for the Murder of William Hancock.
BRIDGET BUTTERLY AND BRIDGET ENNIS
Executed for the Murder of Miss Thompson.
DAVID HAGGART, ALIAS JOHN WILSON, ALIAS JOHN MORRISON, ALIAS BARNEY M'COUL, ALIAS JOHN M'COLGAN ALIAS DANIEL O'BRIEN, ALIAS THE SWITCHER
Executed for the Murder of a Warder in a Jail-break.
JOHN M'NAMARA AND THOMAS MALONY
Executed for the Murder of Mrs. Torrins.
SAMUEL DENMORE HAYWARD,
Executed for Burglary.
WILLIAM WELSH, EDWARD DOOHERTY, LAURENCE WELSH, AND WILLIAM MARTIN.
Executed for the Murder of Mr. Hoskins.
Executed for Wilfully Stabbing.
Executed for Parricide.
Executed for the Murder of his Wife.
Executed for a Rape on a Child.
Convicted of an Attempt to Commit Incest.
THOMAS CHARLES FITZHUE SANDON, ESQ.
Transported for Fraud.
JOHN THURTELL AND JOSEPH HUNT.
Convicted of Murder.
JOHN HILL WAGSTAFF,
Executed for Forgery.
Indicted for the Murder of her Brother.
THE REV. JOHN CARROLL
Indicted for the Murder of a Child, but Found Insane.
Convicted of Forgery.
Executed for Horse-Stealing.
Executed for Murder and Cannibalism.
Tried for Murder.
Tried for the Murder of Thomas Price.
Indicted for Robbery.
ALEXANDER AND MICHAEL M'KEAND
Executed for Murder.
CHARLES THOMAS WHITE
Executed for Arson.
Executed for the Murder of his Infant Son.
JOHN PEELE, alias GEORGE WATSON
Executed for Forgery.
Tried for the Murder of his Child.
Transported for "Duffing."
Executed for the Murder of the Rev. J. Waterhouse.
Executed for the Violation and Murder of Mary Anne Lane.
Tried for the Murder of Elizabeth Jeffe.
Convicted of an Assault with Intent to Rob.
CAPTAIN JOHN BURGH MONTGOMERY, alias COLONEL WALLACE, alias COLONEL MORGAN
Convicted of Forgery, but Poisoned Himself the Night before his Execution.
ANN HARRIS, JOHN COX THE ELDER, JOHN COX THE YOUNGER, ROBERT COX, AND JAMES PUGH
Convicted of Murder.
A Madman who Set Fire to York Minster.
JOHN STACEY, THE YOUNGER AND JOHN STACEY, THE ELDER
Executed for Forgery.
Transported for Stealing a Body.
Executed for Burglary.
Executed for Murder.
The Followers of "Captain Swing"
WILLIAM SWALLOW, alias WALDON; GEORGE JAMES DAVIS, alias GEORGE HUNTLEY; WILLIAM WATTS, alias CHARLES WILLIAMS; ALEXANDER STEPHENSON, alias TELFORD; and JOHN BEVERIDGE, alias ANDERSON.
Tried for Mutiny and Piracy.
Transported for Rape.
IKEY alias ISAAC SOLOMON
Transported for Receiving Stolen Goods.
WILLIAM GILCHRIST, GEORGE GILCHRIST, and JAMES BROWN
Tried for a Coach Robbery.
Imprisoned for Robbery.
MARY ANNE HIGGINS, AND EDWARD CLARKE
Tried for Murder.
Executed for Raping his Daughter.
Executed for a "Burking "Murder.
THE REFORM RIOTS
WILLIAM KENNEDY and WILLIAM BROWN
Tried for a Murder Committed on the River Thames.
JAMES BERRYMAN and THOMAS BERRYMAN
The one Hanged, and the Other Transported, For a Burglary in which the Victim was Blinded for Life.
Transported for Forgery after a Long Career as a Crooked Businessman.
Convicted of a Criminal Assault.
Transported for Maliciously Wounding Cattle.
JOHN EDWARDS, alias HEATH; PETER LEGASSER; AND JEREMIAH WEEDON
Imprisoned for Kidnapping a Solicitor to Extort a Client's Money from him.
JOSEPH MOSELEY AND WILLIAM GARSIDE
Trades Unionists who Murdered a Grinding Employer, Executed after a Long Delay.
EDWARD CHALKER AND JEREMY KEYS
Poachers, Tried for Murder of a Gamekeeper.
MARY ANNE BURDOCK
Executed for Murder.
Tried for the Murder of his Son.
ROBERT BALLS, THOMAS HARRIS, and MORDECAI MOSES.
Transported for Forgery.
Transported for Larceny.
WILLIAM JOURDAN, alias LEARY; THOMAS SULLIVAN; HENRY MOTT; AND WILLIAM SEALE.
Transported for a Robbery at the Custom-House.
JAMES HILLS, WILLIAM HARLEY, AND WILLIAM FISHER, alias CURLY BILL.
Tried for Burglary.
Transported for Burglary
GEORGE EDWARD PEACOCK.
Transported for Forgery.
Executed for Murder.
CHARLES W. PENRUDDOCK.
A Student, Convicted of Assaulting an Examiner who asked him Difficult Questions.
JAMES GREENACRE AND SARAH GALE
The First Executed for Murder, the Second Transported as being Accessory to the Fact.
CHARLES SAMUEL BARTLETT.
Executed for Murdering his Mother-in-law, 15th April, 1837
JOHN SMITH, alias DAY; JOHN VARNHAM; and GEORGE TIMMS.
Executed For Murdering a Fortune-teller, 29th April, 1837.
Convicted of Embezzling Money to Give to the Mother of his Child.
GEORGE FLETCHER, WILLIAM ROACH, AND THOMAS TAYLOR.
Executed For Murder.
WILLIAM FRANCIS ADAMS.
Acquitted of Murdering, but Convicted of Robbing, his Father, and Transported.
CHARLES KINNAISTER, AND OTHERS.
Executed for the Murder of Australian Aborigines.
Transported for Manslaughter.
LEWIN CASPAR, ELLIS CASPAR, EMANUEL MOSES, AND ALICE ABRAHAMS.
Transported for Stealing Gold-dust.
JACOB FREDERICK EHLERT,
A Norwegian Sailor, Executed For Murdering his Captain.
THE REV. J. E. STEVENS.
Convicted of Sedition.
THE BIRMINGHAM RIOTS
13th of July 1839
THE CHARTIST RIOTS
FEARGUS O'CONNOR, ESQ.
Convicted of the Publication of a Seditious Libel.
JAMES OWEN, GEORGE THOMAS, alias DOBELL, AND WILLIAM ELLIS, alias LAMBERT.
Canal Bargemen who Raped and Murdered a Passenger.
Convicted of Manslaughter for a Joke that Went Wrong.
JAMES AND WILLIAM LIGHTFOOT.
Executed for Robbery and Murder.
RICHARD GOULD, alias ARTHUR NICHOLSON.
Tried for Murder, but Convicted of Burglary.
Convicted of Manslaughter, March 10th, 1840
JOHN TURNER FLYNN
Convicted of Forgery and Transported for Life, 11th April, 1840
ALEXANDER M'LAGHLIN SMITH
Tried for Murder, but Found Insane, 21st of July 1840
Imprisoned for Larceny.
Transported for Forgery.
PATRICK MAXWELL STEWART WALLACE; and MICHAEL SHAW STEWART WALLACE
Transported for Inciting a Person to Cast Away and Destroy a Merchant Ship.
Transported for Burglary.
Transported for Larceny.
A Cow-doctor, Convicted of Manslaughter for Giving a Potion to a sick Neighbour
Description of Newgate.
The Origin of the Gibbet in England
The Maiden, or Scottish Guillotine
The Newgate Bellman
The punishment of whipping in England, Russia, and France
An account of the various modes of punishment for adultery, in distant nations.
The Jail Fever
An Exposée of the whole system of GAMBLING, as practised in the most notorious LONDON HELLS
Voluntary punishment of Gentoo widows on the death of their husbands
Trial by ordeal of the Hindoos in the East
Turkish Punishments inflicted on knavish butchers and bakers.
Benefit of clergy.
by the Editors.
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