British Executions

William Creswell

Age: 32

Sex: male

Crime: Burglary

Date Of Execution: 14 Mar 1800

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Hertford (Gallows Hill)

Method: hanging



Hertfordshire William Creswell, aged 32, and James Burgess, aged 37, found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Nathaniel Camp on 19th  December 1799 in the parish of Stanstead Abbotts: stealing therefrom 3 gold rings (valued at £1.1/-); 1 silver tablespoon (valued at 5/-); 1 silver teaspoon (valued at 18d); 1 silver pap spoon (valued at 2/6) and a pair of silver buckles (valued at 5/-).