British Executions

Edward Clarke

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 27 Apr 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Clarke (otherwise Edward Clarey, otherwise Edward Madden) and Thomas Brandsell found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Watson in the parish of St Paul, Deptford on 24th February 1774: robbing him of 1 half-crown, 3 silver shillings and goods valued at 7/-.