The Newgate Calendar Vol. 3

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THE NEWGATE CALENDAR

Edited by Donal Ó Danachair

Volume 3

Published by the Ex-classics Project, 2009 

http://www.exclassics.com 

Public Domain

A View Of New Newgate Prison

CONTENTS

HENRY COOK Notorious Horse-Stealer and Highwayman, executed at Tyburn,  

16th of December, 1741 9 

JONATHAN BRADFORD Executed at Oxford for a Murder he had contemplated  

but did not commit 13 

JOHN BODKIN, DOMINICK BODKIN AND OTHERS Executed in Ireland on  

26th of March, 1742, for the Murder of Eleven Persons 15 

THOMAS LYELL AND LAWRENCE SYDNEY Swindlers, who cheated with  

Loaded Dice and were pilloried for Fraud, 2nd of June, 1742 16 

ROBERT RAMSEY Highwayman, and a singular Cheat. Executed at Tyburn on the  

13th of June, 1742 18 

JOHN JENNINGS Executed at York, in the year 1742, on a charge of robbery, of  

which he was innocent. 21 

ROBERT FULLER Convicted of shooting Mr Bailey, June Sessions, 1743, and  

pardoned because he was wrongly identified 22 

WILLIAM CHETWYND A Curious Case of a Schoolboy who killed another Boy  

during a Quarrel about a Cake, and was convicted of Manslaughter, October, 1743 24 

LYDIA ADLER Burned in the Hand for killing her Husband, who had four Wives. 27 

PATRICK BOURKE AND GEORGE ELLIS Executed at Tyburn, 20th of February,  

1745, for Sheep-Stealing 28 

MARTHA TRACY Executed for a Street Robbery 30 

MATTHEW HENDERSON Executed in Oxford Street, 25th of February, 1746, for  

murdering his Mistress, Lady Dalrymple, who was angry because he trod on her Toe. 

33 

MARY HAMILTON A Woman who was imprisoned and whipped for marrying  

Fourteen Women, 1746 35 

THE SECOND REBELLION OF THE PRETENDER TO THE BRITISH THRONE  

in the year 1745. 36 

CHARLES RATCLIFFE Who assumed the title of Earl of Derwentwater 60 

THOMAS CAPPOCK The rebel bishop of Carlisle. 63 

THE ESCAPE OF THE PRETENDER After the Battle of Culloden 66 

LORD LOVAT Beheaded for High Treason, at the age of Eighty, on 9th of April,  

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