British Executions

Richard Howells

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 21 Apr 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Richard Howells guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Barker in the parish of Stadesdon (?) on 30th December 1763; and stealing therefrom a hat (valued at 9/-), 3 linen shirts (valued at 4/-), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 5/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 2/-) and a knife (valued at 3d) - the property of John Barker; also a stuff waistcoat (valued at 1/-) - the property of Moses Barker.