British Executions

Phillis Dikes

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 4 Aug 1749

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 4 August 1749

Phillis Dikes found guilty on an indictment for the murder of her male bastard, by stangling him at birth, in the parish of Dedham on 2nd May 1749.