British Executions

Peter Isham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 8 Aug 1735

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 8 August 1735 (Northampton Mercury)

Peter Isham found guilty on an indictment for stealing a silver tobacco box (valued at 30/-), a Gorze stone (valued at 12d), 2 linen bags (valued at 1d), a velvet purse (valued at 6d), A Spanish silver coin (with a value of 5/-), a silver medal (valued at 12d), 19 gold guineas, 2 gold half guineas and £6.15/- in money numbered in the dwelling house of William Mayer in the parish of Great Maplestead on 21st July 1735.