British Executions

William Jones

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 22 Aug 1789

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Jones, aged 21, and John Jones, aged 24, guilty of the highway robbery of William Preston in the parish of Alberbury on 11th April 1789: robbing him of 12/6 in money numbered.