British Executions

Samuel George Emery

Age: 20

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Dec 1894

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Newcastle-on-Tyne

Method: hanging

Executioner: James Billington


Soldier,age 20:Murder of MARY ANN MARSHALL;

A private in the South Staffordshire Regiment, Samuel George Emery was convicted of the murder of Mary Ann Marshall, whom he stabbed to death on a road at Tynemouth on 23 July. James Billington recalled after the execution that he was the calmest  man he had ever hanged because of the cool and totally unafraid manner in which he went to the scaffold. He was just twenty when he died.