22 May 1793 – Agnes M’callum

Not much is known about our next criminal, only that she was a baby killer.

Agnes M’callum was sent to the gallows after she killed her own flesh and blood. She murdered her illegitimate baby and swung for it courtesy of executioner Thomas Young.

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One Response to “22 May 1793 – Agnes M’callum”

  1. Bianca F. Says:

    Why is it that we feel some level of sympathy for someone who suffers from postpartum depression and does this now but not for this lady? We don’t know the circumstances under which she killed the baby. They didn’t know about postpartum depression then…hmmm…

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