Capital Punishment U.K.


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The resource site for the history of
death penalty in Britain


Execution methods explained.
Listing of all U.K. executions from 1735 - 1964.

Places of execution
Individual capital cases examined.
Histories of English “hanging” prisons.

The death penalty in the USA and other countries
Monthly worldwide execution update

New for February 2018 - Priscilla Biggadyke - the Stickney poisoner.
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Capital punishment in the 18th & 19th centuries.