British Executions

Charles Burkett

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 23 Apr 1770

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Charles Burkett found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Sarah Pyne in the parish of St Olave, Southwark on 29th October 1769: stealing therefrom a cloth coat (valued at 12/-). A man’s hat (valued at 5/-), 2 stockings (valued at 12/-), 6 pairs of stockings (valued at 18/-), 10 India prints (valued at £2) and 20/- in money numbered.