Crime: return from transportation
Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1743
Execution Place: 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.