British Executions

Edward Merril

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 24 Mar 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Newgate

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Merril was to be executed for highway robbery near Whetstone.

On Friday 14 March 1755 he was ordered executed on the following Monday. Not clear if he was.

see Ipswich Journal - Saturday 15 March 1755