British Executions

Joseph Sell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1745

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Lent 1745                    

Joseph Sell found guilty of the murder of Margaret Edwards, widow, by cutting her throat with a knife, in the parish of Standon on 1st October 1744 so that she instantly died.  No reprieve traced.