British Executions

William Coombs

Age: 50

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Dorset

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 28 March 1789 (Western Flying Post)

William Coombs (aged 50) guilty of stealing 25 wether hogs (valued at £12.10/-), the property of Henry Sherron, in Leigh on 1st December 1788.