Billington: Victorian Executioner

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Between 1884 and 1905 James Billington and his three sons, Thomas, William and John, were responsible for 235 executions in Victorian Great Britain and Ireland. They hanged many notorious murderers, but equally fascinating is the story of the family.

Did James really feel he served society and justice, or did this position satisfy something more personal? Billington: Victorian Executioner provides a complete account of the stories behind James Billington's executions, as well as the real man behind the rope - a man whose business was death. This enthralling biography is an exciting addition to any true crime bookshelf.
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Manufacturer/Publisher: History Press
Binding: Paperback
Author: Alison Bruce
Date Published: 2023
Pagination: 320p

SKU: 9781803992419

Description
Between 1884 and 1905 James Billington and his three sons, Thomas, William and John, were responsible for 235 executions in Victorian Great Britain and Ireland. They hanged many notorious murderers, but equally fascinating is the story of the family.

Did James really feel he served society and justice, or did this position satisfy something more personal? Billington: Victorian Executioner provides a complete account of the stories behind James Billington's executions, as well as the real man behind the rope - a man whose business was death. This enthralling biography is an exciting addition to any true crime bookshelf.
DELIVERY

We offer free standard UK delivery on all orders over £50.

Orders up to £30 are charged a flat fee of £4.95

Orders between £30.01 and £50 are charged a flat fee of £6.95.

Usual UK delivery timescale (excluding custom prints) is between 5 and 7 working days from the date of dispatch. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. For custom print delivery pricing and timescales see below. These timescales may vary especially when we have online sales and in the weeks before Christmas.

Delivery Worldwide

We can also ship most items worldwide. 

For full details, including prices, click here.

Custom Prints

Your prints and frames will be handmade by King & McGaw at their Sussex workshop.

Unframed orders are shipped within 5 working days (normally shipped next day).

Framed orders are shipped within 20 working days.

Further information on delivery timescales for custom prints can be found here.

RETURNS

If you are not completely satisfied with your item you may return it within 28 days for a refund.

For further details on returns click here.

Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund on custom prints unless they are faulty or we have made a mistake. Custom prints are exempt as they are made to order.