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  CHARD-WILLIAMS Ada *1876 +1900/03/08 UK ... ... ... 1+
aka ... ... London
Urteil: Death by Hanging

Ada CHARD-WILLIAMS (*1876) was hanged March 08, 1900 in London´s Newgate Prison. Thus she was the last woman to be executed here. After 1900 women were executed in women´s prison Holloway. [ReadOn]


  DEAN Williamina "Minnie” *1847 ... NEW ZEALAND ... ... ... 6+
aka ~1895 ... ...
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Minnie Dean has the dubious honor of being the only woman to be legally hanged in New Zealand.
Christened Williamina Dean, she was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1847. She married and had two daughters. What happened to her daughters is unknown. In 1868 she emigrated to New Zealand and lived in Southland with an old woman she called Granny Kelly. [ReadOn]


  DYER Amelia Elizabeth *1839 +1896/06/10 UK ... ... ... 6+
aka 1880 1896 London
Urteil: Death by Hanging
Amelia Elizabeth Dyer was perhaps the best known and most prolific murderous baby farmer. She was convicted of the murder of 4 month old Doris Marmon who had been entrusted to her care, having received £10 to look after her. [ReadOn]

  KNORR Frances   +1894/01/15 AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 3+
aka THWAITES Minnie     Melbourne
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Hanging
Serial Killer KNORR Frances
The practice of baby farming was also exported to Australia. Frances Knorr had been born Minnie Thwaites in London in 1868 and emigrated to Sydney, Australia in 1887. Initially she worked as a domestic servant and met Randolph Knoor who was German. She soon became bored with him and had an affair with one Edward Thompson and soon afterwards moved to Melbourne. [ReadOn]

  MAKIN Sarah     AUSTRALIA 7+
  MAKIN John     ... ... ... 7+
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  SACH Amelia *1873 +1902 UK ... ... ... ?
  WALTERS Annie   +1902 London
aka Finchley Baby Farmers 1890s 1902  
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Hanging
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Annie Walters and Amelia Sach, the "Finchley Baby Farmers" became the first women to be hanged in the new women's prison at Holloway on the 3rd of February 1903 by William Billington and Henry Pierrepoint. Previously female executions in London had been carried out at Newgate prison. [ReadOn]


  WATERS Margaret 1835 1870/10/11 UK ... ... ... 19+
BF 1866 1870 Brixton
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Hanged by William Calcraft at Horsemonger Lane Goal (County of Surrey). Waters, 34, was another baby farmer convicted of murdering an infant.

  WILLIS Rhoda *1870 +1907/08/14 Serial Killer UK ... ... ... 1+
    Cardiff
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On the 14th of August 1907 Rhoda WILLIS was hanged by Henry and Tom Pierrepoint at Cardiff prison. WILLIS (37) was executed for the murder of a child and was another baby farmer. She was an attractive woman and her blaze of golden hair had a profound effect on Henry Pierrepoint.

  YOUNG Lila Gladys     CANADA       ?100+
  YOUNG William Peach ... ... Hallifax
aka ... ...  
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Lila Coolen was the daughter of devout Seventy-Day Adventist parents, born at Fox Point, Nova Scotia, in 1899. At age twenty-six, she met and married William Peach Young, an Oregon native transplanted to New Brunswick, where he aspired to the role of an Adventist medical missionary without benefit of ordination or medical training. [ReadOn]

Lila Coolen was the daughter of devout Seventy-Day Adventist parents, born at Fox Point, Nova Scotia, in 1899. At age twenty-six, she met and married William Peach Young, an Oregon native transplanted to New Brunswick, where he aspired to the role of an Adventist medical missionary without benefit of ordination or medical training. [Weiterlesen]


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