British Executions

William Owen

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 20 Apr 1787

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Glamorganshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 20 April 1787 Stalling Down, Cowbridge

William Owen in the parish of Merthyr Tydfil on 1 April 1787 assaulted  Mary Harris with a penknife stabbing and thrusting it in the left side of her neck so that she instantly died (WALES 4/626/5).