British Executions

William Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 14 Sep 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 14 September 1739, Town Moor, Newcastle (Newcastle Journal)

William Smith guilty of the murder of his wife, Rachel, beating and bruising her with his hands, feet and knees and then strangling her with a handkerchief about her neck, in the city of Newcastle, on 26 September 1738.