British Executions

Martha Colston

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: arson

Date Of Execution: 28 Aug 1736

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Cambridgeshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday Summer 1736 (Saturday 28 August or 4 September) Martha Colston guilty of burning a barn belonging to George Thurnall. Dieted 3 weeks after conviction till execution (c 4/8) (error for 2 weeks? - execution c28/8)