Amelia Sach

the Finchley baby farmers

  Active for 3 years
(1900-1902) in United Kingdom




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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Amelia Sach
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Amelia Sach (born Frances Amelia Thorne) a British serial killer who along with Annie Walters are known as the Finchley baby farmers. Amelia Sach operated a home, Claymore House, where pregnant women could go to give birth to unwanted babies and leave them to the cares of the two women afterwards. Annie Walters worked for Sach and was in charge to poison all the children left there for adoption with chlorodyne. Chlorodyne's principal ingredients were a mixture of laudanum, tincture of cannabis, and chloroform. It is unknown how many infants they killed but the figure is considered to be in excess of a dozen. In 1903, Amelia Sach and Walters were executed by a double hanging at the Holloway Prison in London, England.

Amelia Sach Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Amelia Sach (aka) the Finchley baby farmers, was active for 3 years between 1900-1902, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 12 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Amelia Sach was born in Hampreston, Dorset, England. She was born 4th of 10 children and raised by both parents. She was raised as a middle child and had three sisters and six brothers. Her father, a unnamed baptist man. Her mother, a unnamed baptist woman.

She married Jeffrey Sach in 1896. She had at least one chid with her husband Jeffrey Sach.

In 1900 Amelia Sach started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with herself, alone at her home office at Claymore House in East Finchley, London, England.

She was arrested on November 18th 1902, sentenced to death by hanging at HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England. Amelia Sach was executed on February 3rd 1903.

Amelia Sach died on February 3rd 1903, cause of death: executed by hanging at HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England.

Profile Completeness: 77%
serial killers by profile completeness

Amelia Sach has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Amelia Sach a known:

Amelia Sach
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-03-31 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Amelia Sach
Nickname: the Finchley baby farmers
Victims: 1 - 12
Years Active: 1900 - 1902
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Life Span:      - 1903
Gender: Female
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: married Jeffrey Sach in 1896
Children: at least one chid with her husband Jeffrey Sach
Living With: herself, alone at her home office at Claymore House in East Finchley, London, England
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Given Name: Amelia
Birth Location: Hampreston, Dorset, England
Birth Order: 4th of 10
Siblings: three sisters and six brothers
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: middle child
Mother: a unnamed baptist woman
Father: a unnamed baptist man

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Nov 18, 1902
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England
Executed: Feb 3, 1903
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 3, 1903
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: FALSE
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Amelia Sach

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Amelia Sach. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Amelia Sach started her serial killing spree. #1900
Amelia Sach ended her serial killing spree. #1902
Nov 18 1902
Amelia Sach arrested. #19021118
Feb 03 1903
Amelia Sachwas executed.cause of death:executed by hangingat HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England. #19030203

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Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
suicide FALSE 225
xyy FALSE 81
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Amelia Sach

Book: Two for Sorrow (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Nicola Upson
Two for Sorrow
Book: Couples Who Kill (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Carol Anne Davis
Couples Who Kill
Book: Capital Crimes (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Max Décharné
Capital Crimes
Book: Murder by Poison (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Nicola Sly
Murder by Poison
Book: Team Killers (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Jennifer Furio
Team Killers
Book: Criminal Women (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
John J. Eddleston
Criminal Women
Book: Homicide 1903 (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Pat Finn
Homicide 1903
Book: Murder and Mayhem in North London (mentions serial killer Amelia Sach)
Geoffrey Howse
Murder and Mayhem in North London

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Amelia Sach

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0062092545 Two for Sorrow 2
074901699x Couples Who Kill 7
1847945902 Capital Crimes 2
0752471325 Murder by Poison 3
1892941627 Team Killers 4
1844683281 Criminal Women 2
1539311953 Homicide 1903 2
1845630998 Murder and Mayhem in Nort... 2

Amelia Sach (1873 – 3 February 1903) and Annie Walters (1869 – 3 February 1903) were two British murderers better known as the Finchley baby farmers.

External References
  1. Q54571143 on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
  2. Amelia Sach and Annie Walters on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Amelia SACH on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
Internal References

Amelia Sach is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #60 of 62[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #71 of 75[ Page 5 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #247 of 651[ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #344 of 651[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #518 of 651[ Page 35 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #638 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Amelia Sach is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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