British Executions

Joseph Funnell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Funnell, aged 27, found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Davis in the parish of Barwick on 23rd October 1783: stealing therefrom a great coat (valued at 8/-) and a pair of leather half boots (valued at 6/-).  Still in gaol in March 1785.