British Executions

Thomas Shelley

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Sep 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thomas Shelley (otherwise Clarke) guilty of stealing a black mare (valued at £6), the property of Elizabeth Woolrith, widow, in the parish of Newport on 26th May 1742; and a chestnut mare (valued at 34), the property of John Chidley in the same parish on 11th June 1742.