British Executions

Samuel Griffiths

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 27 Mar 1790

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Samuel Griffiths, aged 21, guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of John Aston in the parish of St Chad, Shrewsbury on 9th January 1790: stealing therefrom a watch (valued at 50/-), a steel watch chain (valued at 6d), 2 linen shirts (valued at 4/-) and a clasp knife (valued at 4d).