British Executions

William Hood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Staffordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Hood guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Summerfield in the parish of Walsall on 6th October 1773: stealing therefrom 2 foreign gold 36/- pieces, 4 gold Moidores (each with a value of 27/-), 15 gold guineas, a gold half guinea, a gold quarter guinea and 18d in money numbered.  Executed.