British Executions

William Hood

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 1 Mar 1742

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


March 1742

William Hood found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Gray in the parish of Castle Hedingham on 2nd September 1741: robbing him of a silk purse (valued at 4/-) and 4/- in money numbered.