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Table 2.8 Proportion of offenders capitally convicted for property offences executed

From: Capital Punishment and the Scottish Criminal Justice System

  Executions Remissions Total
No. (%) No. (%)
1740–1749 16 72.7 6 27.3 22
1750–1759 43 82.7 9 17.3 52
1760–1769 13 68.4 6 31.6 19
1770–1779 24 68.6 11 31.4 35
1780–1789 73 65.2 39 34.8 112
1790–1799 21 61.8 13 38.2 34
1800–1809 22 53.7 19 46.3 41
1810–1819 59 60.2 39 39.8 98
1820–1829 52 44.4 65 55.6 117
1830–1834 9 64.3 5 35.7 14
Total 332   212   544
  1. Source Figures compiled using Justiciary Court records and Home Office papers, series HO104, folios 1–8