British Executions

Joseph Castle

Age: 24

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1860

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Castle was convicted of the murder of his wife Jane Castle whose throat he cut in a field in Luton.

She was found dead in the Dell opposite Sommeries Hill.

see Herts Guardian, Agricultural Journal, and General Advertiser - Saturday 14 April 1860

see Manchester Times - Saturday 17 March 1860

see National Archives - ASSI 36/10