Mary Ann Brough
Born ca. 1811

March 18, 1861(1861-03-18) (aged 50)
London, United Kingdom

Penalty Found to be insane
Imprisoned at Bethlem Royal Hospital
Spouse(s) George Brough
Attack information
Date June 10, 1854
Location(s) Esher, United Kingdom
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Razor

Mary Ann Brough was an English woman who killed six of her children in Esher, United Kingdom on June 10, 1854. She was arrested, found not guilty by reason of insanity and sent to the Bethlem Royal Hospital, where she died on March 18, 1861.



  • Georgina Brough, 11, her daughter
  • Carry Brough, 8, her daughter
  • William Brough, 7, his son
  • Harriet Brough, 4, her daughter
  • Henry Brough, 4, her son
  • George Brough, 2, her son


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