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Table 2.2 Percentage of total executions made up by each circuit

From: Capital Punishment and the Scottish Criminal Justice System

  Edinburgh Northern Western Southern Sheriff Total
1740–1749 23.7 50 13.2 0 13.1 100
1750–1759 21.2 57.6 4.6 10.6 6 100
1760–1769 22.6 45.2 19.3 12.9 0 100
1770–1779 45.7 31.5 11.4 11.4 0 100
1780–1789 36.7 17.7 25.4 17.7 2.5 100
1790–1799 40.6 25 31.3 3.1 0 100
1800–1809 46 16.2 24.3 13.5 0 100
1810–1819 42.5 12.3 30.2 15 0 100
1820–1829 35.8 12.4 43.2 8.6 0 100
1830–1834 33.3 15.2 48.5 3 0 100
  1. Source Figures compiled using the Justiciary Court records