British Executions

Henry Bennington

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1795

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Norfolk

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Henry Bennington (aged 28) guilty of Petit Treason: the murder of his master John Filbee.  After execution his body was hanged in chains at West Dereham.  The gibbet was still standing in June 1801.