British Executions

William Shawyer

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 27 Jul 1785

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Winchester

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Shawyer guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Mrs Bagnel of Southampton:  stealing therefrom an epergne (valued at £80), 4 salvers, a coffee pot stand, 2 coasters, 4 candlesticks, 2 salts, 4 table spoons and 2 desert spoons.