Old Photograph Prison Wagon Aberdeen Scotland

Old photograph of a Prison Wagon in Aberdeen, Scotland. Henry John Burnett, born 5 January 1942, died 15 August 1963, was the last man to be hanged in Scotland, and the first in Aberdeen since 1891. He was tried at the high court in Aberdeen from 23 to 25 July 1963 for the murder of merchant seaman Thomas Guyan. His execution, at HM Prison Craiginches Prison, Aberdeen, was performed by hangman Harry Allen.

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