William Marwood blue plaque in Horncastle
Public hangman 1872-83 William Marwood cobbler's shop. Studied the "long drop"
William Marwood (1818 – 1883) was a hangman for the British government. He developed the technique of hanging known as the "long drop".
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All plaques in Horncastle
- Location: 5 Church Lane
- Parish: Horncastle
- District Council: East Lindsey District Council
- District Council Ward: Horncastle
- County Council: Lincolnshire County Council
- County Council Electoral Division: Horncastle and Tetford
- UK Parliament Constituency: Louth and Horncastle
- Region: East Midlands
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