British Executions

Thomas Harris

Age: 48

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Oct 1884

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Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


October 6th: Thomas HARRIS (48)
A respectable looking market gardener and father of eleven, sentenced to death at the Old Bailey for the murder of his wife at Kilburn on 9 August. Harris was alleged to have cut her throat with a razor but pleaded insanity and claimed to have no recollection of the events on the night of her death. Hanged alongside ORROCK by James Berry and Richard Chester.