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Table 2.1 Total executions by circuit

From: Capital Punishment and the Scottish Criminal Justice System

  Edinburgh Northern Western Southern Sheriff Total
1740–1749 9 19 5 0 5 38
1750–1759 14 38 3 7 4 66
1760–1769 7 14 6 4 0 31
1770–1779 16 11 4 4 0 35
1780–1789 29 14 20 14 2 79
1790–1799 13 8 10 1 0 32
1800–1809 17 6 9 5 0 37
1810–1819 31 9 22 11 0 73
1820–1829 29 10 35 7 0 81
1830–1834 11 5 16 1 0 33
Total 176 134 130 54 11 505
  1. Source Figures compiled using the Justiciary Court records