Hanged at Lincoln


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This intriguing book gathers together the stories of 120 criminals hanged at either Lincoln Castle or HMP Lincoln on Greetwell Road between 1203 and 1961.

The condemned featured here range from coiners and forgers, to thieves, highwaymen and poisoners.  Amongst those executed at Lincoln were Richard Insole, hanged in 1887 for murdering his wife; child-killer Frederick Nodder, hanged in 1937 and Herbert Leonard Mills who failed to commit the perfect murder and was hanged in 1951 by Albert Pierrepoint.

Fully illustrated with photographs, drawings, new cuttings and documents, Hanged at Lincoln will appeal to everyone interested in the shadier side of Lincoln’s history.

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by Stephen Wade


The History Press


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