British Executions

Patrick Murphy

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Patrick Murphy (otherwise Hourbourne) found guilty on an indictment for privately stealing a box (valued at 12d), 59 lbs of sewing thread (valued at £20) and 8 dozen linen handkerchiefs (valued at £4), the property of James Sample, in the warehouse of Alexander Hay, in the parish of St Olave, Southwark on 21st December 1736.