British Executions

John Golding


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1877

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Liverpool

Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


Golding, John

John Golding and Daniel Lord were friends and lived within a few streets of each other at Edge Hill. On 16th July they had a quarrel which ended with Golding beating Lord about the head with a poker. Lord died from his injuries three days later. Golding was sentenced to death by Mr Justice Hawkins at Liverpool Assizes, although the jury recommended him to mercy. The sentence was carried out in Liverpool on the 21st August 1877