British Executions

William Passell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 13 Mar 1773

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 13 March 1773  (Ipswich Press - Friday 27 March)

William Passell found guilty of the murder of Richard Burgess, by feeding him dumplings in which he had mixed a quantity of arsenic, in the parish of Bramfield on 4th November 1772.