British Executions

David Elias

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 18 Aug 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


David Elias (otherwise David Higgins, otherwise Richard Jones), aged 60, guilty of stealing a grey gelding (valued at £10) and a bay mare (valued at £10), the property of Hugh Evans, in the parish of Wellington on 21st December 1786.