British Executions

Anne Nott

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Mar 1762

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Anne Nott murdered of her male bastard child by throwing him violently to the ground, in the parish of St Heken, Worcester on 10 October 1761.

She ackowledged the justice of her sentence and exhorted the people present to take warning at her ignominous death.

After hanging the body was taken to the infirmary for for dissection and anatomization.

see Oxford Journal - Saturday 20 March 1762