British Executions

George Gardner

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 25 Aug 1862

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Warwick, Warwickshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Gardner murdered Sarah Kirby. They were both servants in the house of Mr Edge at Outhill, Studley. He shot her with his masters gun. He said it was an accident but the court heard that he had spoken several times to people about killing the girl. After the murder he ran off with the gun and powder flask.