British Executions

George Wood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 5 Sep 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Wood, aged 22, found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Samuel Selwood in the parish of Camberwell on 20th April 1783: robbing him of a watch (valued at 50/-), a steel watch chain (value at 3d),a steel watch seal (valud at 1d) and a steel watch key (valued 1d), 2 gold guineas and 6/6 in money numbered.