British Executions


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1772

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Kennet found guilty on an indictment for the murder of his wife.  No indictment seen.  He was executed on Monday, 6 April on Kennington Common (Public Advertiser Tu. 7/4).  I am unsure how he fits in: whether he is the same as Whelps or a non-Assizes death sentence or a journalistic error.