British Executions

Nicol Brown

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Apr 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallowlee

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Nicol Brown was executed at Gallowlee betwixt Leigh and Edinburgh for the horrid crime of burning his wife to death.

He was afterwards hung in chains.

see Oxford Journal - Saturday 03 May 1755