Wednesday, 2 December 2009

The Executions In Swansea Prison

DATE NAME EXECUTIONER

20/3/1858 Selapatana & Alepis - William Calcraft

Of Interest: The first recorded public hanging at Swansea Prison.

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12/4/1866 Robert Coe - William Calcraft

Of Interest: The last public hanging at Swansea.

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1/3/1886 Thomas Nash - James Berry

Of Interest: The Swansea West Pier murder.

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10/4/ 1889 Thomas Allen - James Berry

Of Interest: The Gloucester Hotel murder.

DATE NAME EXECUTIONER

30/8/1898 Joseph Lewis - James & Thomas Billington

Of Interest: Convicted of the murder of the Margam Gamekeeper.

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8/5/1909 William Foy - Henry Pierrepoint & John Ellis

Of Interest: The Mountain Ash murder.

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14/12/1911 Harry Philips - John Ellis

Of Interest: The Gower murder.

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6/9/1916 Daniel Sullivan - John Ellis & George Brown

Of Interest: Murder in Dowlais.

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11/12/1928 Trevor John Edwards - Robert Baxter & Alfred Allen

Of Interest: The Cynon Valley murder.

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4/8/1949 Rex Harvey Jones - Albert Pierrepoint

Of Interest: Together with Robert Mackintosh, double execution in one day.

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4/8/1949 Robert Thomas Mackintosh - Albert Pierrepoint

Of Interest: Double execution in one day.

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19/4/1950 Albert Edward Jenkins - Albert Pierrepoint

Of Interest: The Pembroke murder.

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28/4/1954 Ronald Lewis Harries - Albert Pierrepoint &
Robert Stewart

Of Interest: Murder in Carmarthenshire.

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6/5/1958 Vivian Frederick Teed - Robert Stewart

Of Interest: The last execution at Swansea.

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