British Executions

Isaac Purnell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 8 Apr 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Field, Ilchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Isaac Purnell (aged 19) guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Hodges in the parish of Sparkord on 20th May 1788: stealing therefrom a gun (valued at 20/-) and 68 yards of linen (valued at £4).