Annie Walters

the Finchley baby farmers

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




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  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Annie Walters
  14. 3 External References
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Annie Walters a British serial killer who along with Amelia Sach 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, Annie Walters and Sach were executed by a double hanging at the Holloway Prison in London, England.

Annie Walters Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Annie Walters (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

Walters married. She had no children mentioned.

She was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1900 Annie Walters 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 in Islington, London, England.

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

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

Profile Completeness: 70%
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Annie Walters has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Annie Walters a known:

Annie Walters
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-09-18 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Annie Walters
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
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: herself, alone at her home in Islington, London, England
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Walters
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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
Annie Walters

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

Date Event Description
Annie Walters started her serial killing spree. #1900
Annie Walters ended her serial killing spree. #1902
Nov 18 1902
Annie Walters arrested. #19021118
Feb 03 1903
Annie Walterswas executed.cause of death:executed by hangingat HM Prison Holloway in Holloway, London, England. #19030203
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Annie Walters (1900-1902).

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Boolean Questions:
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
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 Annie Walters

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

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Annie Walters

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. Q54571176 on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
  2. Amelia Sach and Annie Walters on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Annie WALTERS on, Retrieved on Mar 14, 2019.
Internal References

Annie Walters is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #59 of 62[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #70 of 75[ Page 5 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #308 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #343 of 651[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #612 of 651[ Page 41 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #637 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Annie Walters is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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