British Executions

Edward Wells

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: forgery

Date Of Execution: 28 Apr 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Wells, aged 40, of Water Poppleton guilty of forging a Promissory Note for £40 in the city of York on 27th October 1752 with intent to defraud William Horseman. A city execution.