British Executions

Miles Ward

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 27 Mar 1786

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Oxfordshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Miles Ward guilty of a burglary in Magdalen College Chapel in the parish of St Peter in the East, Oford on 24th February 1786: stealing therefrom a pair of silver candlesticks gilt wit gold (valued at £7), a pair of metal candlesticks gilt with gold (valued at £3) and a silver communion dish gilt with gold (valued at £15) - the property of the President and Scholars of Saint Mary Magdalen College.