British Executions

John Williams

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1751

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 29 March 1751                                     

John Williams found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of William Sharp in the parish of West Ham on 15th December 1750: robbing him of 2 Portuguese gold coins (each with a value of 36/-), 2 gold guineas and 8/- in money numbered.