British Executions

William Hill

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 7 Aug 1789

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Hill guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of William Hales in the parish of Redmarley on 10th March 1789; and stealing therefrom a cloth coat (valued at 20/-), a cloth waistcoat (valued at 7/-), 5 linen shirts (valued at 15/-), a pair of leather breeches (valued at 10/-), a pair of woollen stockings (valued at 18d), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 4/-), a pair of plated shoe buckles (valued at 3d), 2 silk handkerchiefs (valued at 3/-), a check handkerchief (valued at 1d) and an iron tobacco box (valued at 4d) - the property of William Hales; a pair of corduroy breeches (valued at 10/-), a hat (valued at 2/-), a linen shirt (valued at 3/-) and a silk handkerchief (valued at 2/-) - the property of Richard Hales; and a cloth coat (valued at 20/-) and a silk handkerchief (valued at 2/-) - the property of Jonathan Roberts.