British Executions

William Edwards

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Sussex

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Edwards, aged 23, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Hover in the parish of Wartling on 11th January 1786: robbing him of 2 gold guineas and 7/3 in money numbered.