British Executions

William James

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 29 Mar 1754

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 29 March 1754                                     

William James found guilty on an indictment for stealing a snuff box (valued at 12d), a silk handkerchief (valued at 18d), a purse (valued at 1d), a gold Moidore (value 27/-), 17 gold guineas and 47/- in money numbered in the dwelling house of Abraham Nunn in the parish of Wivenhoe on 24th September 1753.