British Executions

Godfrey Wheeler

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 23 Mar 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: York

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Godfrey Wheeler guilty of breaking into a dwelling house.  (He was also tried at the County Assizes and found guilty of stealing 2 wethers (valued at 10/-), the property of Joseph Bury, in the parish of Astley on 26th September 1738: which indictment is marked “Condemned to be hanged on a City Indictment”.)