British Executions

James Welch

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 12 Aug 1745

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 12 August 1745  (Bath Journal)                                                       

James Welch found guilty of a burglary in the dwelling house of  Samuel Bassill in the parish of Bishops Stortford on 30th December 1744: stealing therefrom 10 yards of linen (valued at £9) and 10 yards of long  lawn (valued at 20/-).  No reprieve traced.