Crime: highway robbery
Date Of Execution: 21 Aug 1747
Execution Place: Chelmsford
Friday, 21 August 1747 (Kentish Post)
William Farrer found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Thomas Rolls in the parish of East Ham on 21st July 1747: robbing him of 4 Portuguese gold coins (each with a value of 36/-) and 45 other pieces of foreign gold coin, with a value of £15.