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Table 2.9 Pardons broken down by category of offence

From: Capital Punishment and the Scottish Criminal Justice System

  Murder Property Other Total
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
1740–1749 3 30 6 60 1 10 10 100
1750–1759 5 33.3 9 60 1 6.7 15 100
1760–1769 6 46.2 6 46.2 1 7.6 13 100
1770–1779 7 36.8 11 57.9 1 5.3 19 100
1780–1789 1 2.4 39 95.2 1 2.4 41 100
1790–1799 3 14.3 13 61.9 5 23.8 21 100
1800–1809 1 4.5 19 86.4 2 9.1 22 100
1810–1819 3 6.9 39 88.6 2 4.5 44 100
1820–1829 5 5.4 65 69.9 23 24.7 93 100
1830–1834 6 42.9 5 35.7 3 21.4 14 100
Total 40   212   40   292  
  1. Source Figures compiled using Home Office papers, series HO104, folios 1–8