The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 being a series of memoirs and anecdotes of notorious characters who have outraged the laws of Great Britain from the earliest period to 1841.
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The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 being a series of memoirs and anecdotes of notorious characters who have outraged the laws of Great Britain from the earliest period to 1841.

By Camden Pelham
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  • CHRONICLES OF CRIME
  • THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME; OR, The New Newgate Calendar. BEING A SERIES OF MEMOIRS AND ANECDOTES OF NOTORIOUS CHARACTERS WHO HAVE OUTRAGED THE LAWS OF GREAT BRITAIN FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO 1841.
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS.
  • T H E C H R O N I C L E S O F C R I M E, OR, THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR.
    • THE REV. THOMAS HUNTER. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS PUPILS.
    • ALEXANDER BALFOUR. CONVICTED OF MURDER.
    • CAPTAIN JOHN KIDD, SURNAMED THE WIZARD OF THE SEAS, AND DARBY MULLINS. HANGED FOR PIRACY.
    • GEORGE CADDELL. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF MISS PRICE, WHOM HE HAD SEDUCED.
    • THOMAS COOK. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN PETER DRAMATTI. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE.
    • WILLIAM ELBY. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN SMITH. CONVICTED OF ROBBERY.
    • WILLIAM GREGG. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • RICHARD THORNHILL, ESQ., CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER, IN KILLING SIR C. DEERING IN A DUEL.
    • COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON. CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER AS SECOND IN A DUEL.
    • WILLIAM LOWTHER AND RICHARD KEELE. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF EDWARD PERRY, A TURNKEY OF CLERKENWELL BRIDEWELL.
    • WILLIAM JOHNSON AND JANE HOUSDEN. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF SPURLING, A TURNKEY IN THE OLD BAILEY.
    • THE EARL OF DERWENTWATER, LORD KENMURE, THE EARL OF WINTON, AND OTHERS, EXECUTED FOR TREASON.
    • JAMES SHEPPARD. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • THE MARQUIS DE PALEOTTI, EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS SERVANT.
    • JOHN PRICE. COMMONLY CALLED JACK KETCH, EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • BARBARA SPENCER. STRANGLED, AND THEN BURNED, FOR COINING.
    • WILLIAM SPIGGOT, AND THOMAS PHILLIPS. EXECUTED FOR HIGHWAY ROBBERY.
    • NATHANIEL HAWES. TORTURED AND AFTERWARDS EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • CAPTAIN JOHN MASSEY. EXECUTED FOR PIRACY.
    • ARUNDEL COOKE, ESQ. AND JOHN WOODBURNE. EXECUTED FOR CUTTING AND MAIMING.
    • CHRISTOPHER LAYER, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • PHILIP ROACH, EXECUTED FOR PIRACY AND MURDER.
    • JOSEPH BLAKE, alias BLUESKIN, EXECUTED FOR HOUSEBREAKING.
    • JOHN SHEPPARD. EXECUTED FOR HOUSE-BREAKING.
    • JONATHAN WILD. EXECUTED FOR FELONIOUSLY CONNIVING WITH THIEVES.
    • CATHERINE HAYES. BURNT ALIVE FOR THE MURDER OF HER HUSBAND.
    • MARGARET DIXON. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN GOW AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR PIRACY.
    • COLONEL FRANCIS CHARTERIS. CONVICTED OF RAPE.
    • SARAH MALCOLM. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • CAPTAIN JOHN PORTEOUS. CONVICTED OF MURDER, AND MURDERED BY THE MOB.
    • JOHN RICHARDSON AND RICHARD COYLE. EXECUTED FOR PIRACY AND MURDER.
    • GEORGE PRICE. CONVICTED OF MURDER.
    • RICHARD TURPIN. EXECUTED FOR HORSE-STEALING.
    • MARY YOUNG. ALIAS JENNY DIVER. EXECUTED FOR A STREET ROBBERY.
    • CHARLES DREW. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS FATHER.
    • CAPTAIN SAMUEL GOODERE, MATTHEW MAHONY, AND CHARLES WHITE. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF SIR JOHN D. GOODERE, BART.
    • JOHN BODKIN, DOMINICK BODKIN, AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JONATHAN BRADFORD. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • THE EARL OF KILMARNOCK, AND LORD BALMERINO. BEHEADED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • MATTHEW HENDERSON. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS MISTRESS, LADY DALRYMPLE.
    • CHARLES RATCLIFFE, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • LORD LOVAT. BEHEADED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • FRANCIS TOWNLEY, JAMES DAWSON, AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • WILLIAM YORK, AGED TEN YEARS, CONVICTED OF MURDERING SUSAN MAHEW, AGED FIVE YEARS.
    • BENJAMIN TAPNER, JOHN COBBY, JOHN HAMMOND, RICHARD MILLS, RICHARD MILLS THE YOUNGER, AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • SAMUEL COUCHMAN AND JOHN MORGAN, Lieutenants of Marines; THOMAS KNIGHT, Carpenter, and others. SHOT FOR MUTINY.
    • JOHN MILLS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • AMY HUTCHINSON. BURNT FOR THE MURDER OF HER HUSBAND.
    • JOHN CARR. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • NORMAN ROSS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • THOMAS COLLEY. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • FREDERICK CAULFIELD. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • WILLIAM PARSONS, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR RETURNING FROM TRANSPORTATION.
    • WILLIAM CHANDLER. TRANSPORTED FOR PERJURY.
    • MARY BLANDY. EXECUTED FOR PARRICIDE.
    • JOHN M‘CANELLY AND LUKE MORGAN. EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • ELIZABETH JEFFRIES AND JOHN SWAN. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • DOCTOR ARCHIBALD CAMERON. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • CAPTAIN JOHN LANCEY. EXECUTED FOR BURNING HIS SHIP.
    • NICOL BROWN. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE.
    • EDWARD MORGAN. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • The Rev. JOHN GRIERSON and the Rev. Mr. WILKINSON TRANSPORTED FOR UNLAWFULLY PERFORMING THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY.
    • WILLIAM PAGE. EXECUTED FOR HIGHWAY ROBBERY.
    • EUGENE ARAM. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • WILLIAM ANDREW HORNE, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • LAURENCE, EARL FERRERS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • THEODORE GARDELLE. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN M‘NAUGHTON, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN SMITH AND ROBERT MAYNE. EXECUTED FOR A MUTINY ON BOARD THE KING GEORGE.
    • HANNAH DAGOE. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • BARNEY CARROL AND WILLIAM KING. EXECUTED FOR CUTTING AND MAIMING.
    • PETER M‘KINLIE, GEORGE GIDLEY, ANDREW ZEKERMAN, AND RICHARD ST. QUINTIN. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • FATHER SHEEBY, JAMES BUXTON, AND JAMES FARRELL, OTHERWISE CALLED BUCK FARRELL. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • WILLIAM GUEST. EXECUTED FOR DIMINISHING THE COIN OF THE REALM.
    • ELIZABETH BROWNRIGG. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN WILLIAMSON. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • SARAH METYARD AND SARAH MORGAN METYARD. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDERS OF PARISH APPRENTICES.
    • FREDERIC, LORD BALTIMORE; ELIZABETH GRIFFENBURG; AND ANNE HARVEY. TRIED FOR THE COMMISSION OF A RAPE, THE FEMALES AS ACCESSORIES BEFORE THE FACT.
    • JOHN WILKES, ESQ. CONVICTED OF SEDITION AND BLASPHEMY.
    • MUNGO CAMPBELL. CONVICTED OF THE MURDER OF THE EARL OF EGLINTON.
    • JAMES ATTAWAY AND RICHARD BAILEY. EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • LEVI WEIL, ASHER WEIL, JACOB LAZARUS, AND SOLOMON PORTER. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF JOHN SLOW.
    • JAMES BOLLAND. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • WILLIAM GRIFFITHS. EXECUTED FOR HIGHWAY ROBBERY.
    • JOHN LEONARD. EXECUTED FOR A RAPE.
    • SAMUEL MALE. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • WILLIAM FARMERY. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS MOTHER.
    • AMOS MERRITT. EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • JOHN RANN, alias SIXTEEN STRINGED JACK. EXECUTED FOR HIGHWAY ROBBERY.
    • ROBERT AND DANIEL PERREAU. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • MARGARET CAROLINE RUDD. TRIED FOR FORGERY.
    • THE COUNTESS OF BRISTOL, OTHERWISE THE DUCHESS OF KINGSTON. CONVICTED OF BIGAMY.
    • PETER LE MAITRE. CONVICTED OF ROBBING THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM AT OXFORD.
    • DAVID BROWN DIGNUM. CONVICTED OF PRETENDING TO SELL PLACES UNDER GOVERNMENT.
    • JAMES HILL, alias HIND, alias ATKINS, alias JOHN THE PAINTER. EXECUTED FOR FIRING PORTSMOUTH DOCK-YARD.
    • FRANCIS MERCIER, alias LOUIS DE BUTTE. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN HOLMES AND PETER WILLIAMS. WHIPPED FOR STEALING DEAD BODIES.
    • DR. WILLIAM DODD. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • THOMAS HORNER AND JAMES FRYER, EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • THE REV. JAMES HACKMAN. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JAMES DONALLY. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • MORGAN PHILLIPS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER AND ARSON.
    • JAMES MATHISON. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • THE RIOTS OF LONDON. BEGINNING ON THE 2ND JUNE, 1780, WITH THE EXECUTION OF THE RIOTERS.
    • ABRAHAM DURNFORD AND WILLIAM NEWTON. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • FRANCIS HENRY DE LA MOTTE. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • JOHN DONELLAN, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF SIR THEODOSIUS BOUGHTON, BART., HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW.
    • DAVID TYRIE. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • WILLIAM WYNNE RYLAND. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • CHRISTOPHER TRUSTY, AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR RETURNING FROM TRANSPORTATION.
    • SAMUEL HARRIS AND JOHN NORTH. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • CHARLES PRICE. CHARGED WITH FORGERY.
    • HENRY STERNE, alias GENTLEMAN HARRY. CONVICTED OF STEALING THE DUKE OF BEAUFORT’S “GEORGE.”
    • SAMUEL BURT. CONVICTED OF FORGERY.
    • THOMAS GORDON, THE YOUNGER. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • THOMAS PHIPPS, ESQ. THE ELDER, AND THOMAS PHIPPS, THE YOUNGER. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • RENWICK WILLIAMS, COMMONLY CALLED “THE MONSTER.” IMPRISONED FOR A BRUTAL AND WANTON ASSAULT ON A FEMALE.
    • EDWARD LOWE AND WILLIAM JOBBINS. EXECUTED FOR ARSON.
    • JOSEPH WOOD AND THOMAS UNDERWOOD, EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • WILLIAM GADESBY, EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • THE BIRMINGHAM RIOTS.
    • THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY.
    • NATHANIEL LILLEY, JAMES MARTIN, MARY BRIANT, WILLIAM ALLEN, AND JOHN BUTCHER. CONVICTED OF RETURNING FROM TRANSPORTATION.
    • THE REV. RICHARD BURGH, JOHN CUMMINGS, THOMAS TOWNLEY M‘CAN, ESQRS., JAMES DAVIS, AND JOHN BOURNE. CONVICTED OF A CONSPIRACY TO BURN THE KING’S BENCH PRISON.
    • LAURENCE JONES, INDICTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • ROBERT WATT AND DAVID DOWNIE. CONVICTED OF HIGH TREASON.
    • ARCHIBALD HAMILTON ROWAN, ESQ. CONVICTED OF PUBLISHING A SEDITIOUS LIBEL.
    • WILLIAM BUTTERWORTH AND FRANCIS JENNISON. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • ANNE BROADRIC. INDICTED FOR MURDER.
    • THE REV. MR. JACKSON. CONVICTED OF TREASON.
    • LEWIS JEREMIAH AVERSHAW. EXECUTED FOR MURDER, IN SHOOTING A PEACE-OFFICER.
    • WILLIAM TILLEY, JOHN CROSSWELL, GEORGE HARDWICK, JAMES HAYDEN, JOHN HAWDEN, SIMON JACOBS, JOHN SOLOMONS, JOHN PHILLIPS, AND JOHN HENLEY. CONVICTED OF A CONSPIRACY.
    • CHARLES SCOLDWELL. CONVICTED OF STEALING.
    • JOSEPH HODGES AND RICHARD PROBIN. CONVICTED OF CROSS DROPPING.
    • THE MUTINY AT THE NORE. RICHARD PARKER. EXECUTED FOR MUTINY.
    • MARIA THERESA PHIPOE, alias MARY BENSON EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JAMES O’COIGLEY, alias FAVEY. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • GEORGE WALDRON, alias BARRINGTON. TRANSPORTED FOR PICKING POCKETS.
    • JAMES HADFIELD. TRIED FOR HIGH TREASON, IN SHOOTING AT THE KING.
    • RICHARD FERGUSON, alias GALLOPING DICK. HANGED FOR HIGHWAY ROBBERY.
    • JOSEPH WALL, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOHN TERRY AND JOSEPH HEALD. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • ROBERT SMITH. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • GEORGE FOSTER. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE AND CHILD.
    • ROBERT EMMET. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • COLONEL EDWARD MARCUS DESPARD, JOHN FRANCIS, JOHN WOOD, AND OTHERS. EXECUTED FOR HIGH TREASON.
    • JOHN HATFIELD. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • FRANCIS SMITH. CONDEMNED FOR THE MURDER OF A SUPPOSED GHOST.
    • ROBERT ASLETT, CONDEMNED TO DEATH FOR EMBEZZLING PUBLIC PROPERTY.
    • SAMUEL WILD MITCHELL. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • RICHARD HAYWOOD. EXECUTED FOR ROBBERY.
    • HENRY PERFECT. TRANSPORTED FOR FRAUD.
    • THOMAS PICTON, ESQ. INDICTED FOR APPLYING THE TORTURE TO LOUISA CALDERON, TO EXTORT A CONFESSION.
    • RICHARD PATCH. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF MR. BLIGHT.
    • WILLIAM DUNCAN, CONVICTED OF THE MURDER OF HIS MASTER.
    • JOHN HOLLOWAY AND OWEN HAGGERTY, EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • GEORGE ALLEN. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HIS THREE CHILDREN.
    • MARTHA ALDEN. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF HER HUSBAND.
    • JOHN PALMER. EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • THOMAS SIMMONS. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, ESQ. EXECUTED FOR A MURDER COMMITTED IN A DUEL.
    • JOHN RYAN AND MATTHEW KEARINGE. EXECUTED FOR ARSON AND MURDER.
    • JAMES COOPER. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JOSEPH BROWN. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • MARY BATEMAN, Commonly called the Yorkshire Witch. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • JAMES HARDY VAUX, TRANSPORTED FOR PRIVATELY STEALING.
    • JOHN WHITMORE, alias OLD DASH. EXECUTED FOR A RAPE.
    • AGNES ADAMS. IMPRISONED FOR UTTERING A FORGED NOTE.
    • RICHARD ARMITAGE AND CHARLES THOMAS. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • JANE COX. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • MICHAEL WHITING. EXECUTED FOR POISONING HIS BROTHERS-IN-LAW.
    • HARRIET MAGNIS. TRIED FOR CHILD STEALING.
    • BENJAMIN WALSH, ESQ., M.P. TRIED FOR FELONY.
    • THE MURDER OF THE MARRS AND WILLIAMSONS.
    • WILLIAM HEBBERFIELD. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • JOHN CLAYTON AND WILLIAM JENKINS. EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • DANIEL DAWSON. EXECUTED FOR POISONING RACE-HORSES.
    • THE MARQUIS OF SLIGO. FINED AND IMPRISONED FOR ENTICING SEAMEN TO DESERT HIS MAJESTY’S NAVY.
    • JOHN BELLINGHAM. EXECUTED FOR THE MURDER OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SPENCER PERCEVAL.
    • THE LUDDITES.
    • HUFFEY WHITE AND RICHARD KENDALL. EXECUTED FOR ROBBING THE LEEDS MAIL.
    • PHILIP NICHOLSON EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • MICHAEL M‘ILVENA. EXECUTED FOR UNLAWFULLY PERFORMING THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY.
    • JAMES MITCHELL. EXECUTED FOR MURDER.
    • MAJOR J. G. SEMPLE, alias LISLE. CONVICTED OF SWINDLING.
    • WILLIAM SAWYER. EXECUTED FOR A MURDER IN PORTUGAL.
    • ELIZABETH FENNING. EXECUTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO POISON A FAMILY.
    • JOSEPH BLACKBURN. EXECUTED FOR FORGERY.
    • JEREMIAH GRANT EXECUTED FOR BURGLARY.
    • THOMAS CARSON. CONVICTED OF MURDER.
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