British Executions

William Sharpe

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 16 Mar 1774

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 16 March 1774 (Ipswich Journal - Saturday 26 March)           

William Sharpe found guilty of the highway robbery of John Bonest in the parish of Hitchin on 1sr March 1774: robbing him of a watch (valued at £3), 3 gold guineas and 1 silver sixpence.