British Executions

William Bullock

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 9 Aug 1788

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Bullock, aged 40, guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of John Ashwood in the parish of Broseley on 1st June 1788; and stealing therefrom 5 pairs of leather breeches (valued at £4), 7 pairs of woollen stockings (valued at 12/-), a piece of linen cloth containing 24 yards (valued at 40/-), a piece of hempen cloth (valued at 8/-), a piece of linen wrapper (valued at 18d), 12 pounds of cheese (valued at 3/-), 7 pounds of bacon (valued at 3/-) and a harden bag (valued at 1/-).