British Executions

Samuel Fordham

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: horse stealing

Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 28 March 1740 (Kentish Post)

Samuel Fordham found guilty on an indictment for stealing a bag (valued at 1d), 2 foreign gold coins (each with a value of £3.12/-), 1 gold Moidore (value 27/-), 20 gold guineas and 20/- in money numbered in the dwelling house of Edward Bishop in the parish of Little Parndon on 2nd October 1739.