British Executions

William Lee

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Lee found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Edward White in the parish of St Olave, Southwark on 1st August 1788: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at £5), a watch chain (valued at 2/-), a watch seal (valued at 1/-), a watch key (valued at 1d) and a watch hook (valued at 1d).