British Executions

William Brown

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: return from transportation

Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1743

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 8 August 1743 - Westgate, Newcastle (Newcastle Journal)

William Brown, guilty of being at large in the Kingdom having been tried at Durham 1741 Assizes for breaking into a barn and stealing from Robert Busby, for which he had been sentenced to transportation.  To be at large in the Kingdom before the expiry of a term of transportation was a capital offence and he was so indicted.