British Executions

William Hawkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 4 Apr 1741

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Hawkins guilty of the highway robbery of William Burton: robbing him of 10 pairs of gloves (valued at 12/-).  He was ordered to be hanged in chains near the crime spot.