British Executions

Thomas Pratt


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 12 Nov 1877

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Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Pratt was sentenced to death at the Central Criminal Court on 25 October 1877, for the murder of Eliza Francis Rockington, with whom he lived. She had threatened to leave if he didn't curb his violent habits and although he repeatedly vowed he would, he failed to keep his promise. She eventually left him but he tracked her down and stabbed her to death. The sentence was carried out in Newgate on the 12 November 1877 by William Marwood.