British Executions

William Alexander

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: forgery

Date Of Execution: 17 Nov 1783

Crime Location:

Execution Place: unknown

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 17 November 1783 - Town Moor, Newcastle (Newcastle Journal)

William Alexander (otherwise George Ross, otherwise George Christie) guilty of forging an acceptance on a Bill of Exchange for £135.12/- drawn up by Samuel Jenkinson and dated 17th January 1783, with intent to defraud Messrs Gray and Ogilvie, in the parish of St Nicholas, Newcastle on 2nd April 1783.