British Executions

Richard Watts

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1796

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Gallows Hill, Ware Road, Hertford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1796                 

Richard Watts found guilty of stealing a mare (valued at £10), the property of John Emmett on 8th August 1795 in the parish of Saint Peter within the Liberty of St Albans.  Dieted till 24/3 in T 90).  No reprieve traced.