Catherine Wilson

  Active for 20 years
(1854-1873) in United Kingdom

1

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

7

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Catherine Wilson
  14. 4 External References
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Catherine Wilson a British serial killer and nurse who was hanged for one murder, but was generally thought at the time to have committed six others. She is believed to have poisoned her husband and seven patients with colchicum. She poisoned her victims after encouraging them to leave her money in their wills. Catherine Wilson was sentenced to death and was publicly hanged at Newgate Prison in London, England in 1862.

Catherine Wilson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Catherine Wilson, was active for 20 years between 1854-1873, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Wilson a heterosexual female citizen of Indonesia. Wilson married, husband is a possible victim. She had no children mentioned.

In 1854 Catherine Wilson started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, murder her victims. She was known to kill at both her home and the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband and then as a live-in nurse, where Wilson was known to work as a actor, model.

She was convicted on September 25th 1862, sentenced to death by hanging at Newgate Prison in London, England. Catherine Wilson was executed on October 20th 1862.

Catherine Wilson died on October 20th 1862, cause of death: executed by hanging at Newgate Prison in London, England.

Profile Completeness: 82%
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Catherine Wilson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 2 years ago.

Catherine Wilson a known:

Catherine Wilson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-04 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Catherine Wilson
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 1 - 7
Years Active: 1854 - 1873
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Life Span:      - 1862
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Citizenship: Indonesia
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: married, husband is a possible victim
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: her husband and then as a live-in nurse
Occupation: actor, model
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Wilson
Given Name: Catherine
Birth Location: Jakarta, capital and province of Indonesia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Sep 25, 1862
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: Newgate Prison in London, England
Executed: Oct 20, 1862
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 20, 1862
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: Newgate Prison in London, England
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Catherine Wilson

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Catherine Wilson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1854
Catherine Wilson started her serial killing spree. #1854
Sep 25 1862
Catherine Wilson was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at Newgate Prison in London, England.  #18620925
Oct 20 1862
Catherine Wilsonwas executed.cause of death:executed by hangingat Newgate Prison in London, England. #18621020
1873
Catherine Wilson ended her serial killing spree. #1873
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Catherine Wilson (1854-1873).

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
kill at killers home TRUE 320
kill at victims home TRUE 323
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
xyy FALSE 81
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous crimes FALSE 367
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354


Books that Mention Catherine Wilson

Book: When Women Were Warriors Book II (mentions serial killer Catherine Wilson)
Catherine M. Wilson
When Women Were Warriors Book II
Book: Epicureanism (mentions serial killer Catherine Wilson)
Catherine Wilson
Epicureanism

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Catherine Wilson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0981563627 When Women Were Warriors... 1
019968832x Epicureanism 1

Catherine Wilson (1822 – 20 October 1862) was a British serial killer who was hanged for one murder, but was generally thought at the time to have committed six others. She worked as a nurse and poisoned her victims after encouraging them to leave her money in their wills.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q11142742 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  2. Catherine Wilson on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Catherine WILSON on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  4. Execution of Catharine Wilson on www.sonofthesouth.net, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
Internal References

Catherine Wilson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #46 of 651[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  2. #61 of 62[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  3. #72 of 75[ Page 5 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #203 of 651[ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #630 of 651[ Page 42 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #642 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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