British Executions


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 22 Dec 1896

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: James Billington


Carlsen was a Swedish sailor convicted of the murder of Juliet Wood. with whom he lived at York. At 8pm on 23rd July. Carlsen went to their landlord and confessed that he had killed his sweetheart. She was found dead in bed with her throat cut. Carlsen was drunk when arrested. He was tried and convicted and hanged by James Billington. Sentence was carried out on the forty three year old sailor on the 22nd December 1896 in York.