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.
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.
Amelia Sach has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 3 years ago.
|Nickname:||the Finchley baby farmers|
|Victims:||1 - 12|
|Years Active:||1900 - 1902|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||- 1903|
|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|
|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|
|Arrested:||Nov 18, 1902|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England|
|Executed:||Feb 3, 1903|
|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|
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.
|1900||Amelia Sach started her serial killing spree. #1900|
|1902||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|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Amelia Sach (1900-1902).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|0062092545||Two for Sorrow||Nicola Upson||Amelia Sach||2|
|074901699x||Couples Who Kill||Carol Anne Davis|| 7 Total Including |
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|1847945902||Capital Crimes||Max Décharné||Amelia Sach||2|
|0752471325||Murder by Poison||Nicola Sly|| 3 Total Including |
|1892941627||Team Killers||Jennifer Furio|| 4 Total Including |
|1844683281||Criminal Women||John J. Eddleston||Amelia Sach||2|
|1539311953||Homicide 1903||Pat Finn||Amelia Sach||2|
|1845630998||Murder and Mayhem in Nort...||Geoffrey Howse||Amelia Sach||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.
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