Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 4 Sep 1740
Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester
William Derrick guilty of the highway robbery of Ann Isoedland: robbing her of a cloak (valued at 2/-).
The Sherborne Mercury reports “Bristol 6th September” “Wednesday last York, Millard and 5 others were hanged at Ilchester, and lists the four above-named. If the report is correct then another three also hanged. I have 5 names of convicts for whom no reprieve has been traced. These are: