British Executions

James Simms

Age: 43

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1879

Crime Location: White Hart, Shadwell

Execution Place: Newgate

Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


James Simms was convicted of the murder of Lucy Graham and sentenced to death.

He cut her throat at the White Hart in Shadwell on 5 March 1879.

They had a row over money after which James Simms cut her throat.