Details and dates of executions in Wales when the hangman was seen as bringer of Justice. Whether for or against capital punishment, this serves as an interesting look back. Includes Carmarthen and Swansea records of hangings including the last men to meet the gallows in Wales.
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Where The Gallows Once Stood
This is one of the entrances to Carmarthen Gaol. This part of the prison is part of the castle and is much older than the part which looms over the town.
One of the towns gallows was situated here. The wall behind was the actual backdrop and saw many murderers swing.