British Executions

George Wall

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 27 Mar 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Wall (otherwise George Lawley, otherwise George Rodney), aged 19, guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Samuel Beddoe in the parish of Bitterley on 11th August 1789; and stealing therefrom a cotton handkerchief (valued at 18d), a hempen shirt (valued at 2/-), a hat (valued at 2/-), a silk handkerchief (valued at 1/-), a horn comb (valued at 1d), 3 gold guineas, 24 gold half guineas and 8/- in money numbered - the property and money of Samuel Beddoe; and a hempen shirt (valued at 3/-) - the property of Timothy Beddoe.