British Executions

Joseph Whyley

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 2 Apr 1748

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Joseph Whyley guilty of the murder of Martha Shanston, by kicking, pushing and casting her down and striking her on the head, breast, stomach, back and belly with his hands and feet, in the parish of Halesowen (?) on 5th December 1747, so that she died on 6th December.