British Executions

Joseph Metford

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 4 Sep 1767

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Metford found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Finch in the parish of Epsom on 9th August 1767: stealing therefrom a silver tea kettle and lamp (valued at £15), 2 silver waiters (valued at £15), 6 silver tablespoons (valued at £3) and a silver snuffer stand (valued at 30/-).