British Executions

James Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 28 Jul 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


James Williams guilty of the murder of Samuel Lewis and of robbing him on the highway of a silver watch (valued at £6) and other goods. After execution his body was hanged in chains on te same gallows.