British Executions

William Corbet

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Corbet found guilty on an indictment for the murder of Henry Knight, by strangling him, in the parish of St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey on 24th March 1764.  Afterwards his body to be hanged on chains.