British Executions

Cornelius Weld

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 1 Apr 1738

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Lent 1738

Cornelius Weld found guilty on an indictment for stealing a black mare (valued at £1.10/-), the property of William Swann the younger. in the parish of Little Yeldham on 13th December 1737.  (In T 90 shown as dieted 2 weeks - the same as Davis. But not reported as hanged with him.  No reprieve traced.)