British Executions

Samuel Davis

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1738

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday, 25 March 1738 (Northampton Mercury)

Samuel Davis found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Tinkler Duckett in the parish of Easthorpe on 10th November 1737: robbing him of a silver watch (valued at 40/-), a silver seal (valued at 2/-), a silk purse (valued at 6d) and a gold half guinea.