British Executions

William Cozens

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


John Gooding and William Cozens guilty of the highway robbery of William Parsons in the parish of Lyncombe and Widcombe on 10th November 1785: robbing him of a waistcoat and other goods (valued at 3/6), 3 silver half crown pieces and 7/6 in other money.