British Executions

Alfred Waddington

Age: 25

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Jan 1853

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Alfred Waddington murdered his illigitimate child aged 2 at  Lord Street, Park, Shefield and attempted to murder the childs motherand anotherwoman. He had cut the childs head off.

Alfred Waddington was known to have a bad characterand had previously been tried for highway robbery.

see Newcastle Guardian and Tyne Mercury - Saturday 28 August 1852

see Yorkshire Gazette - Saturday 08 January 1853