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Table 2.5 Executions broken down by category of offence

From: Capital Punishment and the Scottish Criminal Justice System

  Murder Property Other Total
No. of Ex (%) No. of Ex (%) No. of Ex (%) No. of Ex (%)
1740–1749 20 52.6 16 42.1 2 5.3 38 100
1750–1759 22 33.4 43 65.1 1 1.5 66 100
1760–1769 17 54.9 13 41.9 1 3.2 31 100
1770–1779 11 31.4 24 68.6 0 0 35 100
1780–1789 6 7.6 73 92.4 0 0 79 100
1790–1799 10 31.3 21 65.6 1 3.1 32 100
1800–1809 14 37.8 22 59.5 1 2.7 37 100
1810–1819 13 17.8 59 80.8 1 1.4 73 100
1820–1829 25 30.9 52 64.2 4 4.9 81 100
1830–1834 22 66.7 9 27.3 2 6 33 100
Total 160   332   13   505  
  1. Source Figures compiled using the Justiciary Court records