British Executions

Edward Wollaston

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 1 Sep 1743

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Edward Wollaston of Bishops Castle guilty of the murder of Richard Cadman, by putting a cord round his throat and choking and strangling him in the course of a robbery, in the parish of Norbury on 2nd May 1743.  His body was ordered to be hanged in  chains following execution.  No reprieve traced.