British Executions

William Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Williams guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Edward Jeffreys in the parish of Montford on 21st August 1784; and stealing therefrom a canvas purse (valued at 1d), 79 gold guineas, 9 gold half guineas, 62 silver half crown pieces and £173 in money numbered.