Crime: high treason
Date Of Execution: 22 Jul 1785
Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford
Friday, 22 July 1785
Patrick Welch, aged 25, and John Welch, aged 25, found guilty of High treason in counterfeiting coin of the Realm (1/- and 6d pieces) in the parish of Hatfield (otherwise Bishops Hatfield) on 10th August 1784. The sentence for treason included being drawn to the place of execution.