British Executions

William Bale

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 1 Aug 1768

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


July/August 1768

William Bale (otherwise Bowton, otherwise Bolton, otherwise Bailey) found guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of George Prescott in the parish of  Cheshunt on 10th June 1768; and stealing therefrom goods and chattels valued at £5.9/-.  Executed.