British Executions

Charles Holditch

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: unknown

Date Of Execution: 14 Feb 1750

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Kings Lynn

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 14 February 1750 (or Tuesday, 13 February) - (Norfolk Mercury)

Charles Holditch (aged 25) for the attempted murder of his father, Adam, while housebreaking and stealing from him a pair of stockings (value 6d), a handkerchief (value 6d), a leather purse (value 1d) and 7/6 in coin.  His burial is recorded in St Margaret’s Church Register as 14th February (likely to have taken place same day as hanging).