British Executions

Ann Sowerby

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Crime: petty treason

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: burnt

Executioner: unknown


Ann Sowerby guilty of Petit Treason: the murder of her husband, Timothy, by poisoning him with arsenic mixed in milk in the parish of …….. on 9th July 1767.  She was ordered to be drawn to the palace of execution and there to be burned.