MARY ANN COTTON. 1832-1873.
                Mary Ann Cotton.. The Evidence.. Execution.. Hartlepool History Team.. Illustrations. Newspaper & Public Comments.. Mary Ann Cotton.. The Evidence.. Execution.. Hartlepool History Team.. Illustrations. Newspaper & Public Comments.. Death Certificate, noting that Charles Edward Cotton died from Natural Causes. There is no mention whatsoever that this
Child displayed evidences of being beaten in a savage manner several days before his death, no bruising or cuts to the corpse. Telegraph from James
Young, Deputy Governor
Of Durham Prison, to
John Miles Favell the 
Coroner for County Durham
Advising him to establish
The Execution Inquest. Mary Ann Cotton is to be
Executed on Monday at
The usual hour (8.am)
Please make arrangements
To hold inquest. Copyright. Herdman. 2000-2012. Copyright. Herdman 2000-2016. Illustrations Page 5