British Executions

James Inglis

Age: 29

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 May 1951

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Manchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Inglis murdered Alice Morgan 50 who he battered and strangled at Eton Terrace, Cambridge Street, Hull on 1 February 1951.

Alice Morgan was a prostitute and James Inglis had argued with her over payment.

At his trial he said 'All I have to say is that I have had a fair trial and all i ask now is for you to get me hanged as quickly as possible.'

The execution of James Inglis was the fastest on record at only 7 seconds.

see National Archives - HO 45/25677, PCOM 9/1592, ASSI 87/6, ASSI 45/120

see Wikipedia

see Dundee Courier - Saturday 21 April 1951