British Executions

Martha Watkins

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Jan 1800

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Glamorganshire

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown



Martha Watkins, aged 16, on 23 December 1799 in the parish of Merthyr Tydfil stole various drapery goods (value £5.13.-) belonging to Benjamin Price (WALES 4/630/5).  Shown as reprieved in the 1819 report on Criminal Law.  No reprieve traced though NLW Internet site shows reprieved.