British Executions

William May

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 17 Mar 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 17 March 1749

William May found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Fairman in the parish of Barking on 9th August 1748: robbing him of a watch (valued at £4), 3 handkerchiefs (valued at 9/-) and a horse whip (valued at 12d)