British Executions

David Wright


Sex: male

Crime: Highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1802

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moulsham Gaol

Method: hanging




Edward Newman, aged 35, and David Wright, aged 24, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Bennett in he parish of Little Ilford on 7th December 1801: robbing him of a watch (valued at £2), a watch chain (valued at 4d), a seal (valued at 18/-),a watch key (valued at 1d), another key (valued at 1d), a knife (valued at 6d), a purse (valued at 1d) and £16 in money numbered.