British Executions

William George

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1784

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1784

William George, aged 27, found guilty of the highway robbery of Sarah, wife of John Durant in the parish of Bushey on 15th November 1783: robbing her of 3 linen sheets (valued at 7/6); a waistcoat (valued at 2/-) and 3 pairs of worsted stockings (valued at 6d), the goods of John Durant the younger.