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Site about hanging.

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Sharron

Sharron Report 2 Feb 2013 00:11

I had to Google Derek Bentley to make sure my last post wasn't rubbish.

By reading on a bit I came upon a site called capitalpunishmentuk.org

which lists hangings from 1800 onward.

Thpught it might be handy for somebody.

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 2 Feb 2013 06:24

I'll have a look

The husband of one of my distant cousins was hanged in Edinburgh in 1884.