British Executions

William Bamforth

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 19 Aug 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Shop, aged 26, and William Bamforth, aged 28, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Duncan Macdonald in Sheffield on 5th June 1786: stealing therefrom 15 horn combs (valued at 3/-) a silver 3d and 4d in copper money.