British Executions

William Nicholas North

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Nicholas North found guilty on an indictment for stealing 672 lbs of hemp (valued at £6) of the goods, ware and merchandise of Edward Simeon from on board a lighter in the Thames in the parish of St Mary Rotherhithe on 28th December 1790.  He was also found found guilty on an indictment for shooting at George Wilson on board.  Executed.