British Executions

William Burk

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Newgate

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Gill and William Burk were executed for robbery on Tower Hill.

On Friday 14 March 1755 they were ordered executed on the following Monday. Not clear if they were.

see Ipswich Journal - Saturday 15 March 1755