May 17, 2023 8.00 pm This story is over 6 months old

The grisly story of the infamous Lincolnshire hangman

From cobbler to hangman who developed a morbid technique

A Lincolnshire executioner was responsible for overseeing the death of at least 170 criminals.

William Marwood oversaw countless hangings – being paid £10 per execution – and developed a morbid technique which was supposed to kill people more effectively.

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