British Executions

Absolam Pool

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 3 Apr 1779

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Absolam Pool guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Morris Jones in the parish of Atcham on 24th December 1778; and stealing therefrom a silk purse (valued at 6d), a muslin handkerchief (valued at 6/-), 2 pairs of silk stockings (valued at 15/-), 30 gold guineas and 8 silver crown pieces.