British Executions

John Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Williams (otherwise William Jones) and James Johnson (otherwise James Williams, otherwise B O’Neal) guilty of the highway robbery of John Bennett: robbing him of a metal watch (value at £5), other goods (valued at 20/-), 3 gold guineas and 16/6 in money.