British Executions

Matthew Snatt

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 12 Aug 1757

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 12 August 1757 (Kentish Post)

Matthew Snatt found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Abraham Debart in the parish of Low Leyton on 16th March 1757: robbing him of a leathern mail (valued at 20/-) and 5 leather bags (valued at 5/-), the property of the King.  Afterwards hanged in chains W W.