British Executions

Margaret Clithero

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: larceny

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1607

Crime Location: West Ham

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Margaret Clithero was convicted of grand larceny and sentenced to hang. Execution not confirmed.

She was the wife of John Clithero, a labourer, who was also indicted as an accessory and found guilty but allowed clergy.

On 30 November 1606 at West Ham she stole a sorrel mare (26s. 8d.) from Henry Hunt and a brown-bay mare (£2) from John Syms.

see Calendar of Assize Records - Essex Indictments James I

see Assizes 35/49/1