British Executions

William Anderson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: return from transportation

Date Of Execution: 9 Aug 1755

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Anderson guilty of being found at large in the Kingdom having been tried at the Derbyshire Assizes on 18th August 1750 for High Treason in filing and colouring 4 copper halfpennies and 2 copper farthings to resemble 1/-’s and 6d’s; was sentenced to death but reprieved for transportation on 25th February 1751.