British Executions

Edward Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Apr 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Williams guilty of the highway robbery of David Watson in the parish of Barwick in Elmet on 29th August 1789: robbing him of a purse (valued at 1d), 3 gold guineas, 1 gold half guinea and 1 silver shilling.