British Executions

George Nunn

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Nov 1899

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Eighteen year old George Nunn was a young labourer convicted of the murder of Mrs Eliza Dixon at Wrotham in July. He waylaid her as she returned home with some beer for her husband's supper, and made improper suggestions which she rejected. He then killed her by stabbing her in the throat. He was recommended to mercy on account of his age but hanged by James Billington in Ipswich on the 21st November 1899.