British Executions

William Clifford

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1738

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


William Clifford guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of Joseph Brotherton in the parish of Doddington on 7th November 1737: stealing therefrom a cloth great coat (valued at 5/-), a Holland shirt (valued at 4/-), a dowlas shirt (valued at 1/-), a gold ring (valued at 10/-), a pair of leather shoes (valued at 2/-), a pair of shoe buckles (valued at 6d), a pair of silver buttons (valued at 1/-) and 2 bath metal rings (valued at 1d).

Recorded in Treasury Papers (T90) as executed after 3 weeks (i.e. on Monday, 20 or 27 March).