British Executions

Hannah Griffiths

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Surrey

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Hannah Griffiths found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of James Bishop in the parish of St John, Southwark on 6th July 1796: stealing 164 pounds of Black Tea (valued at £44), 6 pounds of Green Tea (valued at £1) 1 pound of Nutmeg (valued at 30/-), 4 glass bottles (valued at 3/-), 2 gallons of Brandy (valued at £1.14/-), 20 yards of linen cloth (valued at “2.17/-), 3 linen brocks (valued at 13/-), a linen frock (valued at 5/-), a tea catt (valued at 15/-), a damask tablecloth (valued at 14/-), a damask petticoat (valued at 3/-), 2 child’s diaper cloths (valued at 1/-), 3 silver teaspoons (valued at 9/-), 2 china bowls (valued at £1), 12 china cups (value at 6/-), 6 linen shirts (valued at £3), 6 linen shifts (valued at £2), 2 pairs of cotton stockings (valued at 4/-), a pair of silk and cotton stockings (value at 6/-) and £3.4/- in money numbered.