British Executions

George Ward

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 22 Mar 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 22 March 1784

Benjamin Webb (otherwise Caywood) and George Ward guilty of breaking into the dwelling  house of Thomas Scarsbrook in the parish of Etnsham on 21st September 1783; and stealing therefrom 5 pieces of Dowlas measuring 27 yards (valued at 25/-), 4 pieces of linen measuring 20 yards (valued at 25/-), a piece of printed linen measuring 7 yards (valued at 12/-), 3 linen handkerchiefs (valued at 3/-), 2 cotton handkerchiefs (valued at 4/-) and 2 silk handkerchiefs (valued at 5/-).