British Executions

Samuel Sorrell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 25 Mar 1763

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 25 March 1763 (Ipswich Journal)

Samuel Sorrell found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of John Stonard the elder in the parish of Raleigh on 17th December 1762:  robbing him of a silver watch (valued at £3.3/-), 1 gold guinea and a gold half guinea.  Executed.