British Executions

Sarah Westwood

Age: 42

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Jan 1844

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Stafford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Sarah Westwood murdered her husband. She had formed an illicit connexion with another man and in order to free herself she poisoned her husband or 20 years.

see Bradford Observer - Thursday 11 January 1844

see Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 25 January 1844