British Executions

Francois Benjamin Courvoiser

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Jul 1840

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


On this date in 1840, a valet was hanged at Newgate Prison for the murder of his aristocratic employer, Lord William Russell.

There is an excellent write up of this here.