British Executions

Joseph Varnfield

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 17 Apr 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Varnfield, aged 23/25, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Newland in the parish of Findon on 21st November 1783:  stealing therefrom 3 pounds of pickled pork (valued at 12d), piece of foreign silver, called a dollar with a value of 4/- and a Promissory Note for £10 on the Chichester Bank.