British Executions

Edward Ellis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 26 Apr 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Flint Marshes

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 26 April 1742

Edward Ellis in the parish of Mold on 30 November 1741 between the hours of  12 and 2 mixed arsenic with Wheatflower papes which he then gave to his wife, Anne, and she died later that day (WALES 4/1003/2).   He was also indicted with the murder of his daughter by poison.  He was ordered for execution on Monday 26 April and his body afterwards to be hanged in chains on Flint Marshes (WALES 14/85).