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JC26High Court of Justiciary processes1550-2006
JC26/1860High Court of Justiciary processes1860
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference JC26/1860/265
Title Trial papers relating to John McFadyen for the crime of theft and previous conviction, and murder at River Clyde. Tried at High Court, Glasgow (Second Court)
Dates 28 Dec 1860
Access status Open
Location Off site
Level File
Finding aids 19th Century Solemn Database
Related record AD14/60/250
Accused John McFadyen, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty - recommendation to mercy, Sentence: Death - hanging by public executioner, Petition: Remission of sentence granted under the Great Seal at High Court, Edinburgh, 19 February 1861 (see JC8/66, f.127v). Note: Pannel sentenced to hang at Glasgow, 19 January, 1861. Sentence remitted to imprisonment at Her Majesty's pleasure.
Victim Alexander Shields

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