British Executions

Richard Shaw

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1789

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Shaw guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Rebecca Lowe in the parish of Cofton Hackett on 5th October 1788: stealing therefrom a silver tea kettle and lamp (valued at £28), 2 silver coffee pots (valued at £19), 12 silver tablespoons (valued at £6), a silver soup spoon (valued at 10/-), 12 desert spoons (valued at £6), 4 silver waiters (valued at £30), 3 silver castors (valued at £12), a silver table stand (valued at £10), 22 silver teaspoons (valued at £5), a pair of silver sugar tongs (valued at 3/-), 2 silver salt spoons (valued at 3/-), a watch with a gold case (valued at £20), a gold watch chain (value at £3), a seal set in gold (valued at 20/-), 2 diamond rings (valued at 40/-), a mourning ring (valued at 10/-), a gold locket (valued at 5/-), a silver punch ladle (valued at 5/-) and £28 in money numbered.