British Executions

Robert Eastwell

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: burglary

Date Of Execution: 11 Apr 1770

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Wednesday, 11 April 1770                               

Robert Eastwell found guilty on an indictment for a burglary in the dwelling house of Thomas Hale in the parish of Wethersfield on 16th December 1769: stealing therefrom a woollen frieze coat (value at 12/-), a serge waistcoat (value at 13/-),  4 check linen shirts (valued at 8/-),  3 pairs of worsted stockings  (valued at 4/-)goods, chattels and money (valued at £1.12/-), a pair of hempen hawking bags (valued at 1/-) and 40/- in money numbered.