British Executions

William Farren

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 6 Apr 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Farren, aged 27, found guilty on an indictment for stealing 2 combs (valued at 2d), 2 razors (valued at 1/-), a powder machine (valued at 6d), a canvas bag (valued at 1d) and 7 gold guineas in the dwelling house of Richard Tyrell in the parish of Croydon on 2nd October 1783.