British Executions

William Simpson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 24 Sep 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 24 September 1742 - Morpeth (Newcastle Journal)

William Simpson, of Simonburn, guilty of stealing a grey coloured gelding, valued at £7, the property of William Burrell on 1st September 1741 in the parish of Elsdon..