British Executions

George Horton

Age: 37

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1889

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Derby

Method: unknown

Executioner: unknown


August 21st: George HORTON (37)
A miner from Stanwick, convicted of the murder of his young daughter, whom he poisoned in order to obtain a small sum of insurance money. He was in a terrible state in the condemned cell and suffered continually from nervous fever. Hanged by James Berry.