Spotlight: Execution of Frederick Turner

Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 – 1954), Tuesday 28 April 1857, page 5 EXECUTION. Yesterday, the convict Frederick Turner, in the Melbourne Gaol paid the forfeit of his life for the crime of robbery with violence, committed on the Flemington road on the 24th March last. He was convicted at the last Criminal Sessions, and sentenced to death. This man arrived free in the colony by the William Jardine, in the year 1849. He was a native of London, and was twenty-five years of age at the time of his death. He was perfectly ignorant of every moral duty, and … Continue reading Spotlight: Execution of Frederick Turner