British Executions

William Wright

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1778

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Wright found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Nathaniel Pohill in the parish of Streatham on 15th October 1777: robbing him of a watch, chain, seal and key (valued at 14/1) and 10/- in money numbered.