British Executions

Mary Fawson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1735

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Northampton Heath, Northamptonshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Mary Fawson (aged 20) for Petit Treason: the murder of her husband by poisoning with White Mercury in a mess of Bread and Beer on 21st May, three days after their wedding in the parish of Weston.  She was drawn on a sledge to the stake on Northampton Heath and there burned.