British Executions

Philip Ward

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: highway robbery

Date Of Execution: 31 Mar 1775

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Chelmsford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Friday, 31 March 1775                                     

Philip Ward found guilty on an indictment for the highway robbery of Elizabeth Wood in the parish of West Hanningfield on 6th May 1774: robbing her of 1 gold guinea and £1.11.6 in money numbered.