British Executions

Reuben Russell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing sheep

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1758

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 31 March 1758  (Kentish Post)

Reuben Russell found guilty on an indictment for stealing 10 ewes (valued at £5.10/-), the property of William Harvey, in the parish of Barking on 31st October 1757.  Assize Book marks him as reprieved and executed:  included in the Kentish Post report of hanging.