British Female Serial Killers

Throughout history, there have been many British women serial killers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female serial killers such as Mary Ann Cotton, Amelia Dyer, Mary Bell, Rosemary West, Beverley Allitt.
Rank the Most Wicked British Female Serial Killers

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Mary Ann Cotton
(Serial Killer)
Mary Ann Cotton
Birthdate: October 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Low Moorsley, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, England
Died: March 24, 1873

Mary Ann Cotton was an English serial killer who was convicted for the murder of her stepson. Cotton is believed to have killed 11 of her children and three of her husbands for their insurance policies. Mary Ann Cotton was sentenced to death and was executed by hanging. 

Amelia Dyer
(English Serial Killer Who Killed Infants)
Amelia Dyer
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: June 11, 1897

Amelia Dyer was an English serial killer who killed infants over a 30-year period. She exercised the practice of baby farming and murdered children after taking them under her care. Amelia Dyer's killings inspired a murder ballad. Her case also led to stricter laws for child protection and adoption in the UK.

Beverley Allitt
(Serial Killer)
Beverley Allitt
Birthdate: October 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

Beverley Allitt is an English serial child killer, convicted ,of murdering four children and grievously injuring several others. Previously employed as a State Enrolled Nurse, she attacked 13 children over a 59-day period, out of which four died. She received 13 life sentences for the crimes and is detained at Rampton Secure Hospital in Nottinghamshire.

Myra Hindley
(Murderer Who Raped and Killed Five Children in and Around Manchester Between 1963 and 1965)
Myra Hindley
Birthdate: July 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15, 2002

Myra Hindley was an English murderer accused of raping and killing five children aged between 10 and 17 along with her partner, Ian Brady. The killings, which were carried out between July 1963 and October 1965, were dubbed the Moors murders. The killings and its aftermath were dramatized and adapted into an award-winning TV film titled Longford.

Rosemary West
(British Serial Killer Who Killed At Least Ten Young Women)
Rosemary West
Birthdate: November 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Northam, Devon, England, United Kingdom

Rosemary West is a British serial killer Who torturing and killing at least nine women between 1973 and 1987. She committed the crimes along with her husband Fred West. She also mudered her eight-year-old stepdaughter in 1971. She was convicted of 10 murders in 1995 and was sentenced to life imprisonment. Rosemary West is currently serving her sentence at HM Prison New Hall.