Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1877
Patrick McGovern was a labourer who was convicted of the murder of John Campbell on 23rd July. Campbell was a Liverpool butcher who happened to be passing by when McGovern and his wife were having an argument on their doorstep. At a request from Mrs McGovern, Campbell tried to persuade McGovern to let his wife into the house. McGovern responded by stabbing Campbell to death with a carving knife. He was hanged by William Marwood in Liverpool on the 21st August 1877.