British Executions

Daniel Ginger

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 11 Mar 1761

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 11 March 1761

Daniel Ginger found guilty of the murder of James Nutkins in the parish of Shenley on 5th July 1760.  Ginger was driving a gelding, drawing a car.  He knocked Nutkins down, then ran over his head and breast and broke his leg.  Nutkins died on 25th August of the wounds received.  Ginger was ordered to be executed on Monday 9 March.  This was respited till the Wednesday and afterwards his body to be hanged in chains in the most open and convenient place near to where the fact was committed.