British Executions

Edward Griffis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 9 Sep 1748

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Griffis found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Winter in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark on 12th August 1748: stealing therefrom 9 lbs of tea (valued at 50/-), 9 lbs of loaf sugar (valued at 6/-), 4 brass weights (valued at 6d), 2 pairs of copper scales (valued at 5/-) and £30 in money numbered.