British Executions

Robert Purdy

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1737

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Purdy found guilty on an indictment for the murder of his wife, Susannah, by beating her with a wooden staff so that she instantly died, in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark on 7th August 1736.