British Executions

George Brooks

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 28 Mar 1740

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 28 March 1740 (Kentish Post)

George Brooks found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Abraham Cornell in the parish of Saffron Walden on 4th November 1739; and stealing therefrom 20/- in money numbered.