British Executions

Walter Lane

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: sacrilege

Date Of Execution: 3 Sep 1791

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Walter Lane, aged 27, guilty of sacrilege  in stealing a linen tablecloth (valued at 5/-), a linen napkin (valued at 2/-), a silver tankard (valued at £5), a silver cup (valued at 20/-) and a silver salver (valued at 40/-) - the goods of certain inhabitants of the Chappelry an din the custody of William Felton, Chappel Warden, in the Chappelry of Tibberton on 11th February 1787.