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List of Executions in England
1606 onward.

The English Hanged
  • 1900 - 1931
  • 1932 - 1964

    Executions in Scotland
  • 1800 - 1899
  • 1900 - 1963

    Executions in Northern Ireland

    Executions in Southern Ireland
  • 1835 - 1899
  • 1900 - 1954

    Channel Islands and Isle of Man
    Executions 1800 - 1959
  • Female Executions
    1735 - 1799

    Females Publicly Hung
    1800 - 1868

    British Females Hung
    1868 - 1955

    Timeline of Capital Punishment in Britain
    Methods of execution from the 5th century to present day.
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    hangings, lynchings, electic chair, gas chamber, lethal injections & firing squad

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