Newgate executions 1837 - 1902

All of the executions listed here are for murder.
A total of 107 people were hanged in this period, comprising 99 men and 8 women.
The first 44 executions were carried out in public, in front of the Debtor's Door.  Michael Barrett became the last
man to die in public. The subsequent 63 executions took place in the execution shed in one of the prison's yards in private.
Of these hangings, 9 were carried out in the 20th century. London executions were transferred to Pentonville on
the closure of Newgate, along with the gallows.

With special thanks to Matthew Spicer for his help with this project.

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Name

Age

Victim name(s)

Hangman

07/03/1837

John Pegsworth

35

John Ready

William Calcraft

02/05/1837

James Greenacre

42

Mrs. Brown

"

08/07/1839

William Marchant

18

Elizabeth Paynton

"

16/12/1839

William Lees

33

Wife, Elizabeth

"

06/07/1840

Francis Courvoisier

23

Lord William Russell

"

15/11/1841

Robert Blakesley

27

James Burdon

"

20/12/1841

Job John Ward

28

Timothy Easted, (infant)

"

23/05/1842

Daniel Good

44

Jane Good aka Jane Jones

"

04/07/1842

Thomas Cooper

28

Timothy Daly

"

27/05/1844

William Crouch

28

Wife, Frances Elizabeth

"

24/03/1845

James Tapping

22

Emma Whiter

"

28/04/1845

Thomas Hocker

22

James De La Rue

"

02/06/1845

Joseph Connor

20

Mary Brothers

"

05/01/1846

Martha Browning

23

Mrs. Mundell

"

30/03/1846

Thomas Wicks

20

James Bostock

"

10/01/1848

Thomas Sale

25

John Bellchambers

"

21/02/1848

Harriet Parker

33

Step-daughter, Amina Blake

"

24/07/1848

William Hewson

45

William Woodhouse

"

10/01/1853

Henry Horler

24

Wife, Ann

"

21/11/1853

Nathaniel Mobbs

32

Wife, Caroline

"

22/01/1855

Emanuel Barthelemy

32

Charles Collard

"

30/04/1855

Luigi Bunarelli

32

Joseph Latham

"

31/03/1856

William Bousfield

29

Wife, Sarah

"

15/12/1856

Robert Marley

39

Richard Cope

"

16/11/1857

Thomas Davis

40

Wife, Martha

"

08/02/1858

Christian Sattler

37

Insp. Charles Thain

"

26/04/1858

Giovanni Lani

21

Heloise Taubin

"

04/07/1859

Samuel Adams

35

Martha Christmas Page

"

19/11/1860

James Mullins

52

Mary Emsley

"

14/10/1861

William Cogan

30

Wife, Mary Ann

"

20/10/1862

Catherine Wilson

40

Maria Soames

"

17/11/1862

Robert Cooper

32

Ann Jane Barnham

"

27/04/1863

Joseph Brooks

25

PC William Davy

"

22/02/1864

Francisco Blanco, 

23

The "Flowery Land" pirates,
murder of George Smith at sea.

 

"

"

Ambrosio Durano,

25

"

"

Miguel Lopez,

22

"

"

Marcus Vartos &

23

"

"

John Lyons

22

"

02/05/1864

John Devine

21

Joseph Duck

"

01/08/1864

Charles Bicknall

23

Jane Jeary

"

14/11/1864

Franz Muller

23

Thomas Briggs (70)

"

09/10/1866

John Jeffrey

31

Son, Richard Arthur (aged 7)

"

15/10/1867

John Wiggins

34

Agnes Oakes

"

26/05/1868

Michael Barrett

27

7 in Clerkenwell explosion

"

08/09/1868

Alexander Mackay

19

Emma Goldsmith, his employer

Calcraft/Smith

13/12/1869

Frederick Hinson

30

Maria Death

William Calcraft

01/08/1870

Walter Miller

31

Rev. Elias Huelin

"

09/12/1872

Augustus Elliott

25

Mary Jane Aldington (prostitute)

"

25/05/1874

John Godwin

27

Wife, Louisa

Calcraft/Evans

29/06/1874

Frances Stewart (f)

43

Grandson, Henry Ernest Scrivener

William Marwood

04/01/1875

James Cranwell

54

Emma Bellamy

"

21/12/1875

Henry Wainwright

37

Harriet Lane (mistress)

"

23/05/1876

George Kaida

22

Murder & mutiny on the "Lennie"

 

Marwood/Incher

"

Pascales Caludis

33

"

"

Matteo Cargalis

36

"

"

Giovanni Cacaris

21

"

29/08/1876

John Eblethrift

37

Wife, Mary Ann

William Marwood

11/12/1876

Charles O'Donnell

57

Wife, Elizabeth

"

15/10/1877

John Lynch

29

Wife, Bridget

"

12/11/1877

Thomas Pratt

27

Elizabeth Frances Brockington

"

24/03/1879

James Simms

43

Lucy Graham (prostitute)

"

25/08/1879

James Dilley

41

Bastard child unchristened

"

05/01/1880

Charles Shurety

29

Louisa Piper, a child aged 2

"

22/03/1880

John Wingfield

34

Wife, Mary

"

13/12/1880

William Herbert

54

Jane Messenger

"

13/12/1880

George Pavey

29

Ada Shepherd (10)

"

17/12/1883

Patrick O'Donnell

48

James Carey (informer)

Bartholomew Binns

06/10/1884

Thomas Henry Orrock

21

PC George Cole

James Berry

06/10/1884

Thomas Harris

48

Wife, Hannah

"

13/07/1885

Henry Alt

31

Charles Howard

"

05/10/1885

Henry Norman

45

Wife,Ellen

"

07/12/1885

Daniel Minahan

28

Wife, Bridget

"

21/03/1887

Joseph King

41

Annie Sutton + child

"

18/04/1887

Thomas Currell

31

Lydia Green

"

22/08/1887

Israel Lipski

22

Miriam Angel

"

13/11/1888

Levi Richard Bartlett

66

Wife, Elizabeth

"

26/03/1890

Thomas Neal

69

Wife, Theresa

"

27/08/1890

Francois Monteau

51

Francois De Grave

"

23/12/1890

Mary Wheeler

24

Phoebe Hogg & daughter

"

01/03/1892

James Muir

39

Abigail Sullivan

James Billington

29/03/1892

John Noble

46

Mary Elizabeth Swift

"

16/08/1892

John Wenzel

25

PC Joseph Joyce

"

"

James Taylor

60

Wife, Mary

"

15/12/1892

Thomas Neill Cream

38

Matilda Clover

"

25/07/1893

George Cooke

27

Maud Merton

"

14/08/1894

Paul Koczula

24

Sophia Frederica Matilda Rasch

"

13/11/1895

Richard Wingrave

33

Jane Eagle

"

25/02/1896

Alfred Chipperfield

25

Wife, Maria

"

09/06/1896

Henry Fowler &

31

Henry Smith

"

"

Albert Milsom

33

Henry Smith

"

"

William Seaman

46

John Goodman Levy

"

10/06/1896

Amelia Dyer

57

Doris Marmon (Baby Farmer)

"

06/10/1896

James Jones

26

Edward White

"

15/11/1898

John Ryan

30

PC James Baldwin

"

03/01/1899

Johann Schneider

36

Conrad Berndt

"

28/03/1899

George Robertson

45

Mary Knealey (4)

"

03/10/1899

Frederick Preston

22

Eliza Mears (girlfriend)

"

15/11/1899

Thomas Skeffington

20

Florence Wells

"

09/01/1900

Louisa Masset

36

Manfred Louis Masset (son)

"

08/03/1900

Ada Chard Williams

24

Selina Ellen Jones (Baby Farmer)

"

22/05/1900

Henry Grove

26

Henry Smith

"

17/07/1900

Alfred Highfield

21

Edith Margaret Poole (girlfriend)

"

14/08/1900

William Irwin

61

Catherine Amelia Irwin (wife)

"

02/10/1900

John Parr

19

Sarah Willott (girlfriend)

"

19/02/1901

Samson Salmon

32

Lucy Smith (cousin)

"

19/11/1901

Marcel Fougeron

23

Hermann Francis Jung

"

06/05/1902

George Woolfe

21

Charlotte Cheeseman (girlfriend)

William Billington

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