British Executions

Edward Southwell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1744

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Southwell found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Cross in the parish of Streatham on 7th June 1743: stealing therefrom a sheep carcass (valued at 20/-), 2 quarters of lamb (valued at 20/-), a pair of iron stilliards (valued at 1/-), 2 linen shirts (valued at 5/-), a duffel coat (valued at 2/6) and a hat (valued at 2/6).