Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1740
Execution Place: Chelmsford
Friday, 28 March 1740 (Kentish Post)
William Child found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Gould in the parish of Wanstead on 17th November 1739: robbing him of a watch (valued at £4), a chain (valued at 10/-) and seal (valued at 20/-).