British Executions

George Baker

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1739

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Monday, 26 March 1739 (Ipswich Journal)

George Baker and Isaac Winteal found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Edward Clarke in the parish of White Roding on 28th December 1738: stealing therefrom 2 pewter dishes (valued at 4/-), 8 pewter plates (valued at 8/-), 1½ yards of muslin (valued at 6/-), a checked linen apron (valued at 2/-) and a pair of womens shoes (valued at 2/-).