British Executions

William Clegg

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 3 Jan 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wales

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Clegg, carpenter (of the parish of West Chester, Cheshire) in the parish of Brecon on 3 January 1740 at 11 in the night burglariously entered the dwelling house of Samuel Thomas and stole articles of cloth (WALES 4/377/1). Death sentence. No reprieve traced.