British Executions

Sarah Davis

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


Sarah Davis guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Crudgington (?) in the parish of Morville on 4th September 1784; and stealing therefrom 16 linen caps (valued at 5/-), 2 white linen aprons (valued at 6/-), a linen and cotton gown (valued at 12/-), a pair of stays (valued at 9/-), a green stuff petticoat (valued at 7/-), a check linen apron (valued at 1/-), a black silk hat (valued at 4/-), a black silk handkerchief (valued at 1/6), a red and white silk handkerchief (valued at 5/-), 2 white linen handkerchiefs (valued at 2/-), a brown and white cotton handkerchief (valued at 12/6), a scarlet linen cloth coat (valued at 5/5), a pair of metal shoe buckles (valued at 6d), 3 pounds of bacon (valued at 1/-), ½ pound of sugar (valued at 4d) and 12/6 in money numbered.