British Executions

William Forster

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 9 Aug 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Leyburne and William Forster. a miller, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Anthony Bayle in the parish of Osbaldkirk (sic) at about midnight on 16th February 1740; and stealing therefrom a purse and £8 in money therefrom.