British Executions

William Maddock

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: return from transportation

Date Of Execution: 26 Mar 1752

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Thursday, 26 March 1752  (3 dieted to 26/3 in T 90)  (Kentish Post)

William Maddock (otherwise Maddell) found guilty on an indictment for being found at large in the Kingdom having been tried at the Essex Lent 1744 Assizes for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Ruggles: stealing therefrom a pair of metal buttons (valued at 1d) and 47/- in money numbered for which he was sentenced to death but reprieved for transportation.