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by Hangman
Fri May 10, 2013 12:39 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade
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Re: Some Macabre Stories of the Silver Trade

William Frederick Fenton was hanged at Winson Green prison in Birmingham however, one of the most distateful jobs regarding executions was for the executioner to measure from the heels of the condemned man back to the scaffold floor when thwe body had hung for 1 hour. In the case of Fenton he was gi...

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