British Executions

William Chaplin

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 22 Jul 1752

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Kings Lynn

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 22 July 1752 (Quarter Sessions Papers)

William Chaplin for the murder of his wife, Mary (otherwise known as Mary Horster).  After execution his body was hanged in chains on South Lynn Common.