Thomas Simmons

awaiting trial in Hertford Gaol

By Llinos Thomas

Thomas Simmons, [DE/X877/1]
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Thomas Simmons, murderer, awaiting trial in Hertford Gaol, 1807.

A horrific double murder at Borham House, Hoddesdon, led to the execution of 20 year old Thomas Simmons on 7 March 1808. One of the victims of the frenzied stabbing was the young, pregnant wife of John Warner (who founded a local school).

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