British Executions

Richard Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: forgery

Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wales

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Williams in the parish of Saint Michael Cwmdu on 28 March 1742 forged, feigned and counterfeit 3 pieces of money of base metal to appear as silver shillings (WALES 4/378/4). Death sentence. No reprieve traced.