British Executions

George Hill


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Apr 1876

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Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


April 10th: George HILL
St Albans
Convicted of the murder of William Thrussel, his illegitimate son. Having been served a maintenance order by a court, while drunk he lured mother and child through a deserted field on the pretext of showing them a house he had rented on their behalf. and then attacked them both with a hammer, leaving them for dead. The mother recovered and her evidence convicted him. He expressed remorse after sentencing. Hanged by Marwood.