British Executions

Thomas Smithers


Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Oct 1878

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Method: unknown

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Thirty one year old Thomas Smithers and Amy Judge lived together at Battersea. where on 22nd July he stabbed her to death in a jealous rage. He fainted in the dock at the Old Bailey as sentence was being passed by Mr Justice Denman on 18th September. and had to be carried from the court. He admitted his guilt and expressed his sorrow at the crime. He was hanged by William Marwood on the 8th October 1878 in Wandsworth.