STATS

Here you will find a selection of the many statistical findings that have come out of this project. 


POST MORTEM PUNISHMENTS 1752-1832

A break down of the 1150 condemned bodies sentenced to death with post-mortem punishment under the Murder Act, circa 1752 to 1832. Elizabeth Hurren, Dissecting the Criminal Corpse: Staging Post-Execution Punishment in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). 

NUMBERS HUNG IN CHAINS BOTH FOR CONVICTIONS UNDER THE MURDER ACT AND FOR NON-KILLING OFFENCES 1752-1832

Numbers Hung in Chains both for convictions under the Murder Act and for non-killing offences, in all counties, by decade, 1752-1832 (Inc Admiralty Sessions).

NUMBERS HUNG IN CHAINS FOR NON-KILLING OFFENCES ONLY 1752-1832

Numbers Hung in Chains for non-killing offences only 1752-1832, in all counties, by decade (inc Admiralty Sessions)

BANNER IMAGE: KING HENRY VIII GRANTING A ROYAL CHARTER TO THE BARBER-SURGEONS COMPANY. ENGRAVING BY B. BARON, 1736, AFTER H. HOLBEIN, 1542. WELLCOME IMAGES L0010571