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Albert Pierrepoint

English hangman who executed between 435 and 600 people in a 25-year career that ended in 1956.

Alhambra Theatre, Manchester

Former theatre in Higher Openshaw, Manchester, England designed by the architect H. A, Turner. Intended for use as a music hall, it was opened in 1910 as part of the H. D. Moorhouse Theatre Circuit.

Alice Ayres

English nursemaid who died after rescuing three children under her care when a fire broke out at their home in 1885.

Alice Gooderidge

Staffordshire woman convicted of witchcraft in 1596 on the false testimony of an 14-year-old boy.

Alice Molland

Probably the last person to be executed for witchcraft in England.

Alice Nutter

One of the 11 men and women found guilty of causing harm by witchcraft in the Pendle witch trials of 1612, unique among the accused in being a respectable wealthy widow.

Alice Samuel

Redirected to Witches of Warboys.

Alison Pearson, witch

Scottish woman found guilty of sorcery, witchcraft and invoking the spirits of the Devil in 1588, then strangled and burned.

Alison Rough

Edinburgh merchant and property investor convicted of murdering her son-in-law in 1535.

All Saints’ Church, Urmston

Grade I listed Roman Catholic Church in Urmston, Greater Manchester.