Mary Ann Britland (born Mary Ann Hague) an English serial killer. Britland murdered her daughter, her husband, and the wife of her lover with a mouse poison named Harrisons Vermin Killer. Using this product lead to her arrest as she was required to sign the poison register. Mary Ann Britland was executed in 1886 by hanging at Strangeways Prison, now HM Prison Manchester in Strangeways, Manchester, Engand.
Serial Killer Mary Ann Britland (aka) Harrisons Vermin Killer, was active for 1 year in 1886, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Mary Ann Britland was born in Halifax, Minster town in West Yorkshire, England. She was raised by both parents. She had at least two sister. Her father, Joseph Hague. Her mother, Hannah Lees.
Mary Ann Britland a heterosexual female citizen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. She married Thomas Britland in 1866. She had two daughters, Elizabeth Hannah Britland, Susannah Britland.
In 1886 Mary Ann Britland started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to 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 their two children, where she was known to work as a serial killer.
She was convicted on July 23rd 1886, sentenced to death by hanging at HM Prison Manchester, Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime. Mary Ann Britland was executed on August 9th 1886.
Mary Ann Britland died on August 9th 1886, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at HM Prison Manchester, grade II listed prison in Manchester, United kingdom.
Mary Ann Britland has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 3 years ago.
|Name:||Mary Ann Britland|
|Nickname:||Harrisons Vermin Killer|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1886 - 1886|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||- 1886|
|Citizenship:||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|
|Marital Status:||married Thomas Britland in 1866|
|Children:||two daughters, Elizabeth Hannah Britland, Susannah Britland|
|Living With:||her husband and their two children|
|Birth Location:||Halifax, Minster town in West Yorkshire, England|
|Siblings:||at least two sister|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Convicted:||Jul 23, 1886|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Manchester, Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England|
|Executed:||Aug 9, 1886|
|Death Date:||Aug 9, 1886|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||HM Prison Manchester, grade II listed prison in Manchester, United kingdom|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Mary Ann Britland. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1886||Mary Ann Britland started her serial killing spree. #1886|
|Jul 23 1886||Mary Ann Britland was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at HM Prison Manchester, Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. #18860723|
|Aug 09 1886||Mary Ann Britlandwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat HM Prison Manchester, grade II listed prison in Manchester, United kingdom. #18860809|
|1886||Mary Ann Britland ended her serial killing spree. #1886|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Mary Ann Britland (1886-1886).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0752483854||Greater Manchester Murder...||Alan Hayhurst||Mary Ann Britland||1|
|0752471325||Murder by Poison||Nicola Sly|| 3 Total Including |
|1467881406||British Serial Killers||Nigel Wier|| 8 Total Including |
|1445647877||The A-Z of Victorian Crim...|| 4 Total Including |
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|Mary Ann Britland||1|
Mary Ann Britland (née Hague, born 1847 – 9 August 1886) was an English serial killer. She was the first woman to be executed by hanging at Strangeways Prison in Manchester by James Berry.
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