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Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences   By:

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[Illustration: HIGHWAY MURDER ON HOUNSLOW HEATH

The assailant is strangling his victim with a whip thong; nearby is a typical roadside gallows with two highwaymen dangling from the cross tree

( From the Newgate Calendar )]

LIVES OF THE

MOST REMARKABLE

CRIMINALS

Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences

Collected from Original Papers and Authentic Memoirs, and Published in 1735

EDITED BY

ARTHUR L. HAYWARD

CONTENTS

Introduction

Volume One

Preface Jane Griffin John Trippuck, Richard Cane and Richard Shepherd William Barton Robert Perkins Barbara Spencer Walter Kennedy Matthew Clark John Winship John Meff John Wigley William Casey John Dykes Richard James James Wright Nathaniel Hawes John Jones John Smith James Shaw, alias Smith William Colthouse William Burridge John Thomson Thomas Reeves Richard Whittingham James Booty Thomas Butlock Nathaniel Jackson James Carrick John Molony Thomas Wilson Robert Wilkinson and James Lincoln Mathias Brinsden Edmund Neal Charles Weaver John Levee Richard Oakey and Matthew Flood William Burk Luke Nunney Richard Trantham John Tyrrell and William Hawksworth William Duce James Butler Captain John Massey Philip Roche Humphrey Angier Captain Stanley Stephen Gardiner Samuel Ogden, John Pugh, William Frost, Richard Woodman and William Elisha Thomas Burden Frederick Schmidt Peter Curtis Lumley Davis James Harman John Lewis The Waltham Blacks Julian, a Black Boy Abraham Deval Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin John Shepherd Lewis Houssart Charles Towers Thomas Anderson Joseph Picken Thomas Packer Thomas Bradely William Lipsat John Hewlet James Cammell and William Marshal John Guy Vincent Davis Mary Hanson Bryan Smith Joseph Ward James White Joseph Middleton

Volume Two

Preface William Sperry Robert Harpham Jonathan Wild John Little John Price Foster Snow John Whalebone James Little John Hamp John Austin, John Foster and Richard Scurrier Francis Bailey John Barton William Swift Edward Burnworth, etc. John Gillingham John Cotterel Catherine Hayes Thomas Billings Thomas Wood Captain Jaen William Bourn John Murrel William Hollis Thomas Smith Edward Reynolds John Claxton Mary Standford John Cartwright Frances Blacket Jane Holmes Katherine Fitzpatrick Mary Robinson Jane Martin Timothy Benson Joseph Shrewsberry Anthony Drury William Miller Robert Haynes Thomas Timms, Thomas Perry and Edward Brown Alice Green An Account of the Murder of Mr. Widdington Darby Joshua Cornwall

Volume Three

John Turner, alias Civil John John Johnson James Sherwood, George Weldon and John Hughs Martin Bellamy William Russell, Robert Crough and William Holden Christopher Rawlins, etc. Richard Hughes and Bryan MacGuire James How Griffith Owen, Samuel Harris and Thomas Medline Peter Levee, etc. Thomas Neeves Henry Gahogan and Robert Blake Peter Kelley William Marple and Timothy Cotton John Upton Jephthah Bigg Thomas James Grundy Joseph Kemp Benjamin Wileman James Cluff John Dyer William Rogers, William Simpson and Robert Oliver James Drummond William Caustin and Geoffrey Younger Henry Knowland and Thomas Westwood John Everett Robert Drummond and Ferdinando Shrimpton William Newcomb Stephen Dowdale Abraham Israel Ebenezer Ellison James Dalton Hugh Houghton John Doyle John Young Thomas Polson Samuel Armstrong Nicholas Gilburn James O'Bryan, Hugh Morris and Robert Johnson Captain John Gow

Appendix

Index

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Murder on Hounslow Heath Matthew Clark cutting the throat of Sarah Goldington A Prisoner Under Pressure in Newgate The Hangman arrested when attending John Meff to Tyburn Stephen Gardiner making his dying speech at Tyburn Jack Sheppard in the Stone Room in Newgate Trial of a Highwayman at the Old Bailey Jonathan Wild pelted by the mob on his way to Tyburn A Condemned Man drawn on a Sledge to Tyburn The Murder of John Hayes: Catherine Hayes, Wood and Billings cutting off the head John Hayes's Head exhibited at St... Continue reading book >>




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