British Executions

James Wyllie

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 19 Mar 1790

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Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Wyllie guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Martha Harper, spinster, in the parish of Broadway on 4th June 1790: stealing therefrom a silver cup (valued at £5), a silk cloak (valued at 10/-), 10 linen napkins (valued at 10/-), a tablecloth (valued at 10/-), 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 10/-), a pair of stockings (valued at 10/-), a foreign gold coin (value 18/-) and 2 gold guineas.