British Executions

William Thomas Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sacrilege

Date Of Execution: 19 Apr 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Thomas Williams (aged 27) guilty of sacrilege in stealing a silver chalice and other goods (valued at £4.7/-), the property of the parishioners, from the church of Hatch Beauchamp on 5th October 1785.