From the Sussex Advertiser May 1759 ( through British Newspaper Archive)- it appears that Stevenson was found guilty of the indictment of Murder of a Mr Elcock, but that there was an irregularity with his arrest warrant, which was a point of law that would have to be decided by 12 judges, (presumably in London). Despite searching, I cannot find any further reference to this case.
A Birmingham coppersmith he was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife, at Woodley, near Stockport
18 year old Ann was convicted of the murder of her illigitimate child by drowning, near Audlem. She was said to suffer from epilepsy. Sentence was reprieved to life imprisonment
An alcoholic farmers wife, she had frequently threatened to kill her husband, and did so. She was sentenced to death at Chester assizes, and subsequently reprieved
Richard Bolton and John Danks were captured in Wincanton, Somerset after information was recieved from Nantwich Police, following the murder of a gamekeeper at Doddington.They were taken to Nantwich on Christmas Eve 1858. They had allegedly shot and killed James Beech and Thomas Maddocks, gamekeepers, at Bridgemere, on the night of 26th November 1858. They were convicted and sentenced to death but there was some public disquiet that the gamekeepers had not follwed the law in trying to apprehend the poachers. They were reprieved June 1859
Sentenced to death for the murder of James Nailey, a fellow labourer on the Macclesfield and Bollington railway. After some heavy drinking there was a disagreement, and MacDonald plunged a knife into Naileys neck and he died almost instantly. Commuted to life imprisonment.
Convicted for the murder of his wife near Nantwich, which the jury felt was under great provocation, his sentence of death was respited. He strangled her with rope after what the jury felt was her ‘extreme misconduct’