British Executions

William Reynolds

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: house breaking

Date Of Execution: 28 Jul 1769

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 28 July 1769                                         

William Reynolds found guilty on an indictment for breaking into the dwelling house of Frances Edwards, widow, in the parish of Stambourne on 30th October 1768; and stealing therefrom a watch (valued at 30/-), 2 silver tablespoons (valued at 18/-), a pair of silver shoe buckles (valued at 6/-) and an other pair of shoe buckles (valued at 1/-).