British Executions

James Taylor


Sex: male

Crime: unknown

Date Of Execution: 16 Aug 1892

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Executioner: unknown


Sixty year old James Taylor was an army pensioner who was convicted of the murder of his wife at Westminster on 14 June. Both were addicted to drink, and he beat her to death with a mangle roller while drunk. Sentenced to death by Baron Pollock at the Old Bailey on 28 July, and hanged by James Billington on the 16th August 1892 at Newgate.