British Executions

Thomas Ladd

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sodomy

Date Of Execution: 11 May 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Ladd, aged 43, found guilty on an indictment for committing sodomy on William Bearfoot the younger, aged 13, in the parish of St Giles, Camberwell on 20th August 1785.  Other charges on which he was not tried related to committing sodomy on John Bond (10th August 1785), Daniel Robinson (20th August 1785) and James Clarke, 13 (7th February 1786) all in the parish of St Giles Camberwell.

He was ordered to be executed on Peckham Common.  I have not found a report of the execution nor traced a reprieve.