British Executions

Edward Bonton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1753

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Robert Yeandell and Edward Bonton (otherwise Rasworthy) guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Jonas Coles, the younger; and stealing therefrom 6 Portuguese gold coins (each with a value of 36/-). Dieted 2 weeks then executed.