British Executions

William Rolfe

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 14 Apr 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Rolfe (otherwise Keen) found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Joseph Nettleford, by shooting him in the left side, at Ripley on the parish of Send on 15th May 1742.  He also received a death sentence for the following highway robbery.