British Executions

Charles Greenhalph

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1779

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Charles Greenhalph found guilty on an indictment for stealing a child’s cloak edged with glimp (valued at 2/-), 2 pairs of silver tea tongs (valued at 5/-), 2 linen gowns (valued at 10/-), a black Russell petticoat (valued at 3/-), a pair of women’s green leather pumps (valued at 12d), 6 linen shifts (valued at 6/-), 10 linen shirts (valued at 20/-), a cototn waistcoat (valued at 2/-), 6 cambric stocks (valued at 6/-), a cotton bedcover, called a Pallampo (valued at 20/-), a boy’s linen shirt (valued at 12d), a row of gold beads (valued at 5/-), a silver pepper box (valued at 5/-), 3 silver tablespoons (valued at 15/-), 6 silver teaspoons (valued at 12/-), a child’s silver pap boat (valued at 5/-), a watch with inner case of silvr and outer case of shagreen (valued at 40/-), a watch with both cases of silver (valued at 10/-), a pair of stone buckles set in silver (valued at 10/-), a silver punch ladle (valued at 10/-), a silver salt (valued at 5/-), a gold enamelled ring (valued at 10/-), a child’s coral mounted in silver (valued at 5/-) and £50 in money numbered in the dwelling house of William Benton in the parish of St George the Martyr, Southwark on 13th January 1779.