British Executions

Robert Knowlden

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


April 1740

John Whatman and Robert Knowlden found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of William Noale in the parish of Bodiam on 22nd January 1740: stealing therefrom 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 24/-), 1 Portuguese gold coin (value £3.12/-), 2 Portuguese gold cons (each with a value of 36/-) and 10 gold guineas.

Found guilty at the lent assizes and executed ??.  No reprieves traced.