British Executions

Mary Saunders

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 21 Mar 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Monmouthshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 21 March 1764 *Worcester Journal)

Mary Saunders guilty of Petit Treason in that she murdered Joan Jones, her mistress, by striking her on the head with a cleaver, in the parish of Llangattock-Vibon-Avel on 7th September 1763.  She was ordered to be drawn to the place of execution and there burned.