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The Newgate Calendar Vol. 4

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THE NEWGATE CALENDAR

Edited by Donal Ó Danachair

Volume 4

Published by the Ex-classics Project, 2009 

http://www.exclassics.com 

Public Domain

A View of the Interior of Newgate

CONTENTS

THOMAS WATKINS Executed in the Market-Place of Windsor, 7th of March, 1764,  

for Murder 10 

WILLIAM CORBETT An American, executed at Tyburn, 4th of April, 1764, for the  

Murder of his Landlord and his Family 11 

MAJOR COLIN CAMPBELL Cashiered for the murder of Captain M'Kaarg, 1764 12 

JOHN WESKET AND JOHN COOPER The Former was executed at Tyburn, 9th of  

January, 1765, for robbing his Master, the Earl of Harrington; and the Latter  

transported for Fourteen Years for receiving Stolen Goods 15 

BARNEY CARROL AND WILLIAM KING Convicted under the Coventry Act for  

cutting and maiming, and executed at Tyburn, 31st of July, 1765 17 

PATRICK OGILVIE AND CATHARINE NAIRN Convicted of Murder. Ogilvie  

hanged 13th November, 1765, but Nairn escaped from custody. 19 

PETER M'KINLIE, GEORGE GIDLEY, ANDREW ZEKERMAN, AND RICHARD  

ST. QUINTIN Executed for Piracy and Murder, December 19th, 1765 23 

WILLIAM WHITTLE Excited by religious zeal he murdered his wife and children  

and was executed April 5th, 1766 28 

JOHN CROUCH AND WIFE Convicted for offering to sell, on the Royal Exchange,  

a Young Girl, 12th of May, 1766 29 

THE COUNTESS OF BRISTOL, OTHERWISE THE DUCHESS OF KINGSTON  

Whose Trial for Bigamy, at Westminster Hall, was attended by the Queen and other  

Members of the Royal Family 30 

SAMUEL ORTON Clerk to the Court of Requests, executed 14th of January,1767,  

for forging Two Letters of Attorney, in the Name of Captain Bishop, by means of  

which he received One Thousand Pounds from the Bank of England 49 

JOHN WILLIAMSON A deliberate and cruel Murderer, who tortured and starved  

his Wife to Death. Executed in Moorfields, 19th of January, 1767 51 

ELIZABETH BROWNRIGG Executed at Tyburn, 14th of September, 1767, for  

torturing her Female Apprentices to Death 53 

WILLIAM GUEST Executed at Tyburn, 14th of October, 1767, for High Treason, in  

diminishing the Current Coin of the Realm 59 

JOHN POWER, Alias WINN Pirate, hanged at Execution Dock, 10th March, 1768 60 

JAMES SAMPSON A treacherous and base Villain, executed at Tyburn, 11th of  

March, 1768, for robbing and setting fire to his Benefactor's House 62 

FREDERIC LORD BALTIMORE, ELIZABETH GRIFFENBURG, AND ANNE  

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